Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 am

4684

Cryptosporidium Antigen

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

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Stool in Enteric Pathogen Transport Media. Submit Ambient.
  • 2 gm Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Frest Stool stable 2 days refrigerated.
    O&P Transport stable 2 months.
    ETM Stable 1 week refrigerated or frozen.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Rectal Swabs
    Diapers
Stability:Ambient: 2 Month(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87328
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4684 - CRYPTOSPORIDIUM AG.
  • 4932 - REVIEW INDICATED
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