Laboratory Services

Schistosoma Exam, Random, Urine

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Schistosoma Exam, Random, Urine
Synonym(s)

Schistosoma haematobium

Test ID
SHUR
General Information

Useful for diagnosing schistosomiasis infections involving the urinary tract

Specimen Type

Random Urine

Alternate Specimen Type

24-hour Urine

Specimen Requirements

Urine Cup

Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions

  • Collect a random urine specimen

  • Preferred time of collection between the hours of 12 noon and 3 p.m. but not required

  • No preservative

Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Preserved urine

Methodology

Microscopic

Estimated TAT

1-4 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

CPT Code(s)

87015
87210

Additional Information
Minimum Sample Volume

5 mL

Reference Range

Negative


(If positive, organism identified)

Performing Lab

Mayo

LOINC Code(s)

10715-1