CYCL - Overview: Cyclospora Stain

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Test ID: CYCL    
Cyclospora Stain

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

The identification of Cyclospora as a cause of infectious gastroenteritis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

For other diagnostic tests that may be of value in evaluating patients with diarrhea; the following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-Parasitic Investigation of Stool Specimens Algorithm

-Laboratory Testing for Infectious Causes of Diarrhea

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Safranin Stain

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Cyclospora Stain

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Coccidian like bodies
Cyanobacter like Bodies
Cyclospora cayetanensis