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Test Code MICR0035 Parasite Identification, Worm

Useful For

The identification of parasitic worms (genus and/or species).


Microscopic observation

Performing Laboratory

Bozeman Health Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

 Specimen Type: Suspected parasitic worm

Container/Tube: Clean leak-proof container

Collection Instructions:

  1. Collect suspected worm in a clean, leak-proof container and seal tightly. 
  2. Label container with patient’s name (first and last), date and actual time of collection.

Specimen Rejection:  

  1. Stool is not acceptable.

Specimen Transport Temperature


Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding