Ova and Parasite Exam

Test ID: ZG879 (OAP)

CPT code:
Specimen Type: Stool in Ova and parasite Containers (Formalin and PVA)
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; analytic time 1 day
Instructions: Stool specimen O&P collection kit. 10% Buffered Formalin Stool Transport plus Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA) Stool Transport. One specimen per day.
Text: Useful For:
Detection and identification of parasites: included are Giardia,
Entamoeba histolytica (amoeba), helminth eggs, protozoa, larval worms,
and segments (proglottids) of tapeworms.
Components: Z5283 Specimen Source; Z5284 Parasitic Exam
Methodology: Microscopic and trichrome stain.

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