Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 11, 2019 @ 10:13 am

4683

Giardia Antigen

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

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

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 gm Random Stool in Enteric Pathogen Transport Media. Submit Ambient.
  • 2 gm Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Stability:
    O&P Trans: Ambient or refrigerated 2 months
    Fresh Stool: Refrigerated 2 days or Frozen 1 week
    ETM: Refrigerated or frozen 1 week
Rejection Criteria:
  • Rectal Swabs
    Diapers
    Specimens in PVA
Stability:Ambient: 2 Month(s); Refrigerated: 2 Month(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87329
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4683 - GIARDIA ANTIGEN
  • 4930 - REVIEW INDICATED
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