Collect

One Clean container

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen, beyond specified stability

Storage/Transport Temperature

5 g stool refrigerated

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 6 hours or 72 hours perserved in PVA; Refrigerated: 6 hrs

Performed

Sun-Sat

Remarks

Thin smears prepared from fresh stool may be submitted. PVA preserved specimens are also acceptable.

Department

Hematology

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Wright Stain Microscopy

CPT Codes

89055
Collection

Collect

One Clean container

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen, beyond specified stability

Storage/Transport Temperature

5 g stool refrigerated

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 6 hours or 72 hours perserved in PVA; Refrigerated: 6 hrs

Performed

Sun-Sat

Remarks

Thin smears prepared from fresh stool may be submitted. PVA preserved specimens are also acceptable.

Department

Hematology
Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Wright Stain Microscopy
Result Interpretation
Administrative

CPT Codes

89055