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MICROSPORIDIA EXAM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2681         Geisinger Epic ID: 20422

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Stool or duodenal aspirate.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
10% Neutral Buffered Formalin Container
Specimen required:
Stool or duodenal aspirate in appropriate container.
Special notes:
See stool test selection algorithm. Check expiration date on transport device before use. Fill the vials with stool specimen up to the fill line on the vial label. See Microbiology Collection Appendix for collection instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature in 10% formalin vials.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature in 10% formalin vials: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Unpreserved specimen. Wrong transport container or preservative.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
No Microsporidium detected
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Microsporidium detected
CPT code(s):
87207, 87015
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Microsporidia detection.
Synonyms:
MSPORI, MICROSPORIDIUM DETECTION
MICROSPORIDIUM SMEAR
MICROSPORIDIA DETECTION
MICROSPORIDIUM
Quest test code 5676

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Thursday afternoon    
Performed stat? No
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