Microbiology - Bacteriology
Ova / cysts / parasites
Ova and parasites
No pre-testing requirements unless urgent micro for amoebae required
Specimen collection for Strongyloides: 3 samples collected on different days both fresh and PVA fixative. Fresh samples must be kept at room temperature DO NOT REFRIGERATE.
Sample - walnut size (minimum) faeces into labelled specimen container, and/or PVA fixative if available.Indicate patients travel history and/or if HIV positive or immunocompromised
Deliver to lab ASAP. Urgent testing by arrangement.
Stained films and/or concentrate microscopy
$42.65 (Exclusive of GST)
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