Insect direct exam

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Insect direct exam-6546

  
Insect direct exam
  
6546
  
87168.0
  
SEC
  
Insect: Tick, lice, fleas and other arthropods
  
  • With the exception of ticks, insects for identification should be preserved in 70% ethanol
  • Large maggots and other larvae should be placed in hot water (not boiling) to kill them and extend their bodies before being placed in 70% ethanol
  • Ticks being submitted for deer tick identification should be put in a container with moistened gauze to prevent drying of the tick
  

Screw Cap Container

  

Ambient

  

Tick identification limited to identification of the Ixodes deer tick, vector of Lyme disease.

  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 day
  

Microscopic exam

  
87168
  
09/03/2002
  
09/06/2018
  
03/05/2020