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90389: Cryptosporidium Antigen, EIA Print View
Specimen Source:      
Cryptosporidium Antigen EIA  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Stool Total-Fix 10 (5) g   Room Temperature - 60 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 60 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Rectal Swab (ESwab)   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Rectal Swab (gel)   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Rectal Swab (Stuarts)   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Stool   Refrigerated - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 60 Day(s)  
  Stool Formalin   Room Temperature - 60 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 60 Day(s)  
  Stool Cary-Blair Media   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 7 Day(s)  
  Stool SAF Fixative   Refrigerated - 60 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 60 Day(s)  

Cryptosporidium is the causative agent of cryptosporidiosis. Symptoms include diarrhea, abdominal pain and respiratory problems lasting from several days to more than a month and often leading to a persistent infection or death.

1. Collect fresh stool in a clean, leak-proof plastic container.
2. For preserved stools fill to line on transport vial.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87328

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: Concentrated specimens; stool with PVA Transport Temperature: Preserved specimens: Room temperature Specimens in Cary-Blair transport medium: Refrigerated Fresh, untreated stool specimen <48 hours: Refrigerated Fresh, untreated stool specimen >48 hours: Frozen






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