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Test ID: PARID    
Parasite Identification

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

Yes

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

Gross identification of parasites (eg, worms), arthropods (eg, insects, spiders), and suspect material passed in stool

 

Identifying ticks, including Ixodes (carrier of Lyme disease)

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
BUGArthropod IdentificationNo, (Bill Only)No
WORMYParasite IdentificationNo, (Bill Only)No

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

When this test is ordered, 1 of the 2 reflex tests will be performed and charged.

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

BUG: Arthropod and Artifact Identification

WORMY: Gross and Microscopic Examination

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

Parasite Identification

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

Louse Identification
Mite Identification
Scabies
Tick Identification