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Ova & Parasites

Test Code 294
Test Name Ova & Parasites
CPT Code 87177,87209
Preferred Requirement Fresh Stool or O&P Kit
Alternate Requirement
Minimum Volume
Transport Temperature Ambient
Methodology Light Microscopy
Day Performed Mon-Fri
Special Instructions Collect stool in Total Fix Preservative (one vial). Add enough stool to bring the volume of the liquid in the vial up to the line on vial. Stool should be thoroughly mixed with liquid in vial.
Test Included
Performing Lab
Clinical Significance