Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

4608

Cryptosporidium, Acid-Fast Bacillus

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in O&P Transport Media-10% Formalin

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 gm Random Stool in O&P Transport Media-10% Formalin. Submit Ambient.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 gm Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Stable Ambient 9 Months in Formalin (O+P) or 2 days refrigerated for fresh stool
Stability:Ambient: 9 Month(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Microscopy
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87206
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4608 - AFB-CRYPTO/CYCLOSPORA
  • 4927 - REVIEW INDICATED
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