Test Catalog


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Testing not found here may be available via our send out program. Please refer to our send out test directory (requires PHC intranet access). Pre-approval by a laboratory physician is required for many send out tests for both inpatients and outpatients.

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Test Name: Stool Ova & Parasite (O&P) Exam

Test Code:


Collection Container: Ova & Parasite (SAF Fixative) Container (available from Microbiology)

Sample Type: Stool

Notes:

Specimens submitted in SAF Fixative cannot be used for culture nor molecular testing for C. difficile toxin.  Submit a separate specimen if these additional tests are required.

This test is referred out (require BC CDC Parasitology requisition).