Test directory: Microsporidia Exam

Ordering Code5713
Test NameMicrosporidia Exam
AliasMicrosporidia Spores
Preferred SpecimenStool
Preferred Container10% Formalin Vial
Other Specimen/ContainerStool in Total Fix transport vial,
Duodenal aspirate in 10% Formalin vial
Optimum Volume5 gm or 5 mL of stool
Collection InstructionsAntacids, barium, bismuth, anti-diarrheal medication or oily laxatives prior to collection should not be used.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 30 Days
Refrigerated: 30 Days
Frozen: Not Stable
Rejection CriteriaUnpreserved stool, Stool in Cary Blair or
Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA), Received frozen
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
MicrosporidiaALLSee report.