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Test Code SQ ZWORMI, EPIC LAB247 Worm Identification

Methodology

Macroscopic Identification

Performing Laboratory

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Worm
Container/Tube: Container with 10% formalin, or its equivalent, or ethanol

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Collection Instructions:

1. Immediately upon collection, place worm in container with preservative.

2. Send to the laboratory as soon as possible.

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Reporting Title

Worm Identification

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87169