Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

3 - 5 days

MiChart Code
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Detection and identification of parasitic protozoa and the eggs and larvae of parasitic helminths

Reference Range

Negative; if positive, organism is identified

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

Specimen Requirements


Place specimen into preservative within 30 minutes of passage or collection. Follow instructions on the container as follows: a. Mix the contents of the tube with the spoon, twist the cap tightly closed, and shake vigorously until the contents are well mixed. Refer to the fill line on the Ecofix vial for stool specimens. b. Do not fill above the line indicated on the container.

Normal Volume
To fill line on ECOFIX container
Minimum Volume
5 mL

Billing Information

CPT Code
87177, 87209
Pro Fee Code

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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.