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Test Code LAB247 Parasite, Macroscopic Worm Exam

Additional Codes


Reporting Title

Worm Exam


Identification of Parasites (Worms)

Performing Laboratory

OhioHealth Laboratory Services-RMH Microbiology

Specimen Requirements

1. Submit suspected parasite (worm) in a screw-capped, sterile container.

2. Label container with patient’s name (first and last), date and actual time of collection, and type of specimen.

3. Maintain sterility and forward promptly at ambient temperature only.

Note:  Specimen source is required on request form for processing.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient/Refrigerate NO/Frozen NO

Reference Values

Not applicable

Critical value

Orange category conditions complete alert within 8 hours:  all positives

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding