Test Overview
Test Methodology

Microscopic

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.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

4 - 6 days

Soft Order Code
OAPNS
MiChart Code
OAPNS
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo OAPNS
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Normal Volume
4mL Bone marrow, entire collection Bile, 15 mL fluids, bronch- entire collection, 5-10mm tissue
Minimum Volume
Respiratory specimens, spinal fluid, abscess, or drainage material: 0.5 mL
Tissue: 3 mm
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
87015, 87209, 87210, 87207
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