Pinworm prep

Alphabetical Test listing

Pinworm prep-6603

  
Pinworm prep
  
6603
  
87172.0
  
PIN
  
  
Anal area surface
  
  
  • Collect specimen in early AM before the patient bathes or defecates by pressing the sticky side of paddle around anal area; replace paddle in tube.
  • Collection of 3 to 6 consecutive daily specimens is recommended to determine if the patient is free of infection.
  

Pinworm paddle

  

Ambient - 24 hours

Refrigerate if transport will be greater than 24 hr from time of collection

  
  • Improper label (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Time delay between time of collection and receipt of specimen
  • Improper transport container
  • Improper transport temperature
  • Inappropriate specimen type
  
AHL - Microbiology: M
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 3 days
  

Microscopic examination

  

Negative

  
87172
  
11/30/2001
  
09/06/2018