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Giardia/Cryptosporidium Antigen, Feces

Test Name:Giardia/Cryptosporidium Antigen, Feces
Epic Order Code:LAB5025  
CPT Code:Giardia:87329 
 Crypto:87328 
Specimen(s) Type:Feces
Acceptable Container(s):Sterile container
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Specimens received after 3 p.m. will be processed the following weekday.
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA
 Routine: NA
Collection Information:See Microbiology Collection Information by Source.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately at room temperature. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in lab within 24 hours. Liquid stool specimens should be delivered to lab within 1 hour.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, improper/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Giardia lamblia antigen negative
 Cryptosporidium parvum antigen negative
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