SHUR - Specimen: Schistosoma Exam, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: SHUR    
Schistosoma Exam, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen between the hours of 12 noon and 3 p.m.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information: A 24-hour urine collection is also acceptable.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineRefrigerated7 days