Ova and Parasites, Concentrate and Permanent Smear, 3 Specimens Stool Test

$213.00 $142.00

Diseases caused by human parasites remain on a worldwide basis among the principle causes of morbidity and mortality. Correct diagnosis of intestinal parasitic infection depends on proper collection, transport, detection and identification of parasites in stool specimens. Symptoms range from malaise to death. Treatment is dependent upon examining multiple stool specimens due to the erratic shed rates of some parasites.

  • Tests Included:

  • Est. 3 days Turnaround

  • Specimen type:

Ova and Parasite Concentrate Results, Trichrome Results
  • Test Code: 6652
  • CPT Code: 87177 (x3), 87209 (x3)
  • Alternate Name: N/A
  • Test Instructions : Interfering substances: bismuth, barium (wait 7-10 days), antimicrobial agents (wait 2 weeks), gallbladder dye (wait 3 weeks after procedure)

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Microscopic Examination of Concentrate • Permanent Stained Smear
  • Results In: 3

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Diagnosis of intestinal parasitic infection
  • Step 1

    Your Tests

    Doctor’s order provided & Same Day Testing.

  • Step 2

    Go to
    Local Lab

    Your specimen will be collected for you at a local testing center.

  • Step 3


    Results sent electronically in 2-3 days* More complex tests take longer.

  • Step 4

    Better Decisions

    Use your lab results to help make better health decisions. Knowledge is nothing if it isn’t used.


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