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  Trichrome Stain for Parasites Specimen Type:
  also known as Trichrome Stain, Parasite Stain

Other


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: Denture Container for Fecal Samples
  or: Sterile Specimen Container
  or:MCC Stool Collection Kit (Available from Micro Lab)
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A NEGATIVE
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: Entire formed specimen/10 mL if liquid
Absolute minimum amount: 1 TBSP or 10 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: Fresh within 1-2 hours. If not, place in PVA/formalin preservative or refrigerate.
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Barium, Bismuth, Caster Oil, Mineral Oil
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Microbiology/Virology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily; max. of one sample/day.
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 48 Hours for a NEGATIVE report
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: All liquid samples must be delivered within 1 hour for a proper stain and wet mount exam to be performed. The trichrome stain is performed on all fecal samples submitted for ova and parasite exam.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
SOFT LAB abbreviation: TRIST
Secondary code: 4704
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A