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Parasite Identification, Worm

Additional Codes

LabCorp Test ID 008219

Performing Laboratory

LabCorp

Methodology

Macroscopic and microscopic evaluation

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Worm or segment of worm from urine, stool, sputum, or other clinical specimen

Container

Worms, or portions of them, must be submitted in formalin; the ova and parasite vial (Para-Pak® pink) may be used.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

 

Reference Values

Parasite identification

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87169