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acid fast smear for cyclospora/isospora
Synonyms: Cyclospora/ Isopora Smear 
Computer Code: (CYSPOR)
Specimen Collection: See Parasitology Identification (ONP). May be ordered with Cryptosporidium and Giardia antigen or routine ova and parasite exam. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Place sample in O & P transport (available through supply order form). Maintain at room temperature. Place stool into transport media to fill line indicated on transport vial. 
Reference Values: Negative  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: SPEC M
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 1-3 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87207 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 52
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/21/2014
Time: 16:01:39 (24hr)