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8625: Giardia Antigen, EIA, Stool Print View
Giardia Ag, EIA, Stool IA  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Stool Formalin 10 (5) g   Refrigerated - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 2 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Stool Total-Fix   Refrigerated - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 2 Month(s)  
  Stool SAF Fixative   Refrigerated - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 2 Month(s)  
  Stool Cary-Blair Media   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  Stool   Frozen - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 

Giardia is a protozoan that can cause diarrhea. Infection occurs after ingestion of contaminated food or water. Antigen detection is considered an alternative to stool examination.

Transfer stool with 30 minutes of collection into formalin or
Total-Fix(R) vial. Fill to line on transport vial.
Mix contents throughly until homogenous.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87329

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Specimens other than stool in 10% formalin, Total-Fix (R), SAF, Cary-Blair or fresh unpreserved stool Transport Temperature: Preserved: Room temperature, Cary-Blair: Refrigerated Fresh: Frozen






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