CRYPTOSPOIDIA ANTG DETECTION

Message
Test is in Meditech in the Microbiology Module

Test Code
CRYPAD

CPT Codes
87328

Preferred Specimen
SPECIMEN

Transport Container
CUP


Transport Temperature
REF- 48 HRS


Setup Schedule
Set Up:
Report Available:

Reference Range
CRYPTOSPOIDIA ANTIGEN DETECTION


Clinical Significance
Cryptosporidium sp. is a ubiquitous 4- to 6-micron protozoan parasite infecting the intestinal tract of humans. It causes mild to fulminant diarrhea in patients, especially immunocompromised persons, and it may be hard to detect by microscopic fecal examination.

Performing Laboratory
LMH - Microbiology  x3758 or 3759



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.