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Giardia and Cryptosporidium Screen

Infectious Disease Laboratories - : Microbiology

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
500mg (marble sized amount) of solid stool or 1 mL liquid stool in sterile container or in Cary-Blair medium.
Minimum Volume:
Formed stool minimum volume is 250mg (pea sized amount). Liquid stool minimum volume is 0.5 mL.
Cause for Rejection:
Reject if Stool is >2 hours at room temperature, or >24 hours at 28C or Frozen. Sticks left in container will dry out stool.
Refrigerated 2-8 C for <24 hours.
Mon-Sun (0700-1600)
Immunochromatographic Assay
48 hours
Additional Info:
Test only screens for the presence of Giardia and Cryptosporidium antigen in stool. If the physician suspects parasitic infection other than Giardia or Cryptosporidium, call Microbiology (330-543-8412) and request send out test Ova and Parasite Microscopy, Concentrate, and Permanent Smear (LAB3201).
CPT Code:
87328 X2
Ova and Parasite screen
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