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  Microsporidium Stain - Stool Specimen Type:
   

Other


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: Sterile Specimen Container
  or:Denture Container for Fecal Samples
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
N/A N/A N/A N/A NEGATIVE
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 5 gm
Absolute minimum amount: 1 gm
Method of collection: Random - maximum of 1 stool/day.
Transportation: Transport to the Microbiology Laboratory immediately.
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
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
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 72 Hours
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: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
SOFT LAB abbreviation: MSPSM
Secondary code: 4725
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A