Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

MiChart Code
Cryptosporidium Antigen, Stool
Soft Order Code
CRYPS

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Synonyms

CRYPS
Cryptosporidium Ag Stool

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Test Usage

Establishing the diagnosis of intestinal cryptosporidiosis.

Reference Range

Negative

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect fresh stool in a clean, leak-proof plastic container.

Collection Offsite

Collect fresh stool in a clean, leak-proof plastic container; freeze. Alternatively, send specimen in 10% buffered formalin.

Normal Volume
5 grams stool
Minimum Volume
1 grams stool

Billing Information

CPT Code
87328
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
6371-9

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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.