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8506Giardia/Cryptosporidium DNA
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Stool; Unpreserved and 10% formalin-fixed specimens
48 Hours at Room Temperature, 5 Days Refrigerated
See Report
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type:Stool; Unpreserved and 10% formalin-fixed specimens
Real-time PCR
Transfer stool specimen to a dry, clean container or into 10% formalin fixative device according to manufacturer’s instructions. Avoid mixing toilet paper, water or soap with the specimen. Protect against freezing or exposure to heat.
CPT Codes
87798 x2