Microsporidia Stain by Modified Trichrome
0060050
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
MICROST
Methodology
Qualitative Stain
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Preserve 5 g stool in 10% formalin (ARUP Supply #16355) within 1 hour of collection. Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connectcontact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Unpreserved stool or specimens in any other preservative than indicated above.   
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 9 months; Refrigerated: 9 months; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
87207; 87015
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060050Microsporidia Stain - Modified Trichrome32819-5
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Aliases
  • Encephalitozoon
  • Entercytozoon
  • Nosema
  • Pleistophora