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Parasite Exam - Organism Identification, Arthropod

For Use ONLY where an Ectoparasite (Lice, Mites, Ticks) has been found on Patient

Test ID   LAB5070
EPIC Order
  ARTHROPOD IDENTIFICATION
CPT Code(s)   87168
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Microbiology, 984-974-1805
Tube Station   82
Specimen Ectoparasites: Submit Suspected Lice, Mites, Ticks in small Vial
Availability Routine: Specimens accepted 24 hours/7 days
  STAT: N/A
     
Turnaround Time   24-48 hours
Specimens received on Sat/Sun or Holiday will be examined on the next regular work day
Reference Range    
     

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

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Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 16, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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