Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

8 - 24 hours
Specimens received Friday 3pm through Sunday 3pm will have an extended analytic time.

MiChart Code
Soft Order Code

Update Type: Replacement Test

Test Updated: 09/23/2020


Filaria Exam, Urine
Microfilaria Exam, Urine
Parasite Exam, Urine
Parasite Examination, Urine
Schistosoma haematobium Exam, Urine
Urine for Parasites
Urine for Schistosomes

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Microscopic exam

Test Usage

To detect Schistosoma haematobium infection

Reference Range

No parasites seen

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect 24 hour urine specimen with no preservative. Refrigerate and send entire 24 hour urine collection. Random urine is acceptable; if possible, collect between 12 noon and 3 pm. If urine is bloody, send last portion. Indicate the specific parasite that is suspected. If an unacceptable specimen is received, the client will be notified before disposal of the original specimen.

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
Total volume of 24 hour or random urine collection (preferabley collected between 12 noon and 3 pm)
Minimum Volume
5 mL aliquot of 24 hour or random urine collection (preferably collected between 12 noon and 3 pm)

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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.