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Pinworm
0060051
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PINW
Methodology
Qualitative Microscopy
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Collect perianal material on paddle (ARUP Supply # 45572). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport collection device. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frosted or colored tape. Specimens in media or preservatives. Stool. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
87172
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060051Pinworm675-9
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Aliases
  • Anal Swab
  • Cellulose Tape Test
  • Enterobiasis Test
  • Enterobius vermicularis Preparation
  • Perianal Swab for Pinworms
  • Pinworm Preparation
  • Pinworms
  • Scotch Tape Test