MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY (088-0037)
Synonyms: Ectoparasite, intestinal parasite - worm
CPT4 Code: 87207
Test Order Mnemonic: O ID
Applies To: Insect identification or worm identification
Request Form: Microbiology
Collection: Submit "live" specimen whenever possible.
Storage Instructions: Room temperature, vent container for air exchange
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at the Microbiology Processing Laboratory, Room 5.137 McCullough.
Turnaround Time: 1 day, test performed Monday-Friday
Specimen: Insects, Ticks, Mites
Container: Clean container with screw cap or test tube
Revised 6/24/2011 by T. Friloux