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Microsporidia Stain by Modified trichrome, Stool

Mnemonic:    [MICROSPOR]
Name:    Microsporidia Stain by Modified trichrome, Stool
Specimen:    2 Grams stool sample in ParaSep-SF device. Preserve stool in ParaSep-SF AlcorFix preservative within one hour of collection or deliver unpreserved sample to the laboratory within 30 minutes. Refer to detailed collection instructions for Ova and Parasites.

If ordered in addition to an O&P, one sample collection vial may be shared for both tests.

Preserving in 10% formalin is also acceptable.
Minimum Spec:    1 Gram
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0060050
  Method:    Trichrome Stain
Processing Info:    Samples must be preserved within 2 hours of collection.

Stool Sample Collection, Ova & Parasites