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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
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Miscellaneous Reference Lab Test
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Microbiology    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days Monday - Friday    
When reported
Varies-3-6 weeks for send outs    
   
Sunquest code:
MTEST
EPIC Code:
MISCELLANEOUS REFERENCE LAB TEST
   
Important notes: Requires special CDC History forms available in Bacteriology . Specimen is sent to CDC, 3-6 weeks turnaround. Use this test to request one of the following: Amoeba (Entamoeba histolytica), Cysticercosis, Echinococcus, Filariasis, Plasmodium (Malaria), Strongyloides, Trichinella, Trypanasoma cruzi (Chag's Disease), Toxocara (Visceral Larvae Migrans), Cat Scratch (Bartonella), Clostridium botulinum, Ehrlichia, Psittacosis and Hanta virus.
Rejection criteria: CDC History Form not submitted, Unlabeled or Mislabeled specimen
Transportation notes: within 24 hr RT
Specimen preparation: Contact us to get special form. We will FAX

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Last revised 09/11/2013