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Methodology: Modified Acid Fast Stain
Edit Date: 1/13/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 87206
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Random stool in 10% formalin from O&P Parasite Detection Kit. No more than one specimen should be collecter in a 24-hour period.
Stability: Specimen stable indefinitely ambient or refrigerated. Specimen unstable frozen.
Standard Volume: 5 gm solid stool or 5 mL liquid stool.
Minimum Volume: 2 gm solid stool or 2 mL liquid stool.
Transport: Ambient or refrigerated.
Comments: Brochure provided with Parasite Detection Kit contains instructions for collection. Unpreserved specimen can be used but must be transferred to 10% formalin within 30 minutes of collection.
Rejection Criteria: Frozen specimen; specimen not in 10% formalin received at lab more than 30 minutes after collection.


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