Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
ACARP

Test Updated:

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All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.

Submitting Specimens

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MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

PCR

Test Usage

The preferred specimen for Acanthamoeba PCR from an ocular source is corneal scraping or biopsy.

Reference Range

Negative

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL sterile saline, or VTM, paraffin block, 5-10 mm of tissue, contact lens and or case
Minimum Volume
 

Billing Information

CPT Code
87798
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.