PINW - Specimen: Pinworm Exam, Perianal

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PINW    
Pinworm Exam, Perianal

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Varies

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.

Supplies: Swubes (T300)

Specimen Type: Perianal

Container/Tube: SWUBE disposable paddle (Falcon) (T300) or similar method of collection

Specimen Volume: Entire specimen

Collection Instructions: See Pinworm Collection Instructions in Special Instructions.

Forms

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

NA

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
VariesAmbient (preferred)7 days
 Refrigerated 7 days