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pinworm prep
Synonyms: Scotch Tape Prep; Pinworm Paddle 
Computer Code: PINP
Specimen Collection: Use pinworm paddle supplied by laboratory to collect specimen. Press paddle sticky side down onto aperture of anus before patient arises in the early morning. Clear scotch tape may also be used. Place tape onto labeled glass slide sticky side down. FROSTED TAPE IS UNACCEPTABLE. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature. 
Reference Values: Negative  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: SPEC M
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 1-2 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87172 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 52
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/01/2014
Time: 18:25:30 (24hr)