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8136Arthropod Identification
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Suspect parasite submitted fresh or in 70% alcohol
Specimen is stable for 1 year at room temperature if stored in alcohol preserve
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Specimen Requirements
Specimens should be submitted in clean, leak-proof container. Store at room temperature.
Specimen Type:Suspect parasite submitted fresh or in 70% alcohol
Microscopic and macroscopic examination and conventional identification techniques
Monday – Friday
Clinical Utility
Diagnosis of a disease or infestation with arthropods/insects may be achieved by recovery and identification of the intact arthropod/insect.
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