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4496X: Pinworm Examination Print View
Pinworm Exam MICROSCOPY  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Paddle - Perianal   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Slides C. Cellulose Tape   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

Enterobius vermicularis is a human pinworm that typically infects children and other family members.

Press paddle or sticky side of tape without smearing on to the fold
of the perianal area. Collect specimen first thing in the morning
before bathing or bowel movement.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day


Notes
Methodology: Microscopic Examination

Reject Criteria: Stool specimens; frosted tape preparations






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