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Test Code KNOTT Knott Prep for Microfilariae

Additional Information

Results will be phoned to the provider

Collection Container

Lavender (EDTA)

Specimen Required

Whole Blood

Special Handling Instructions

Transport to the Microbiology laboratory as soon as possible

Specimen Volume

4 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

6 hours

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen transport exceeds 6 hours, specimen collected in inappropriate container

Methodology

Lysis and entrifugation

Days and Times Performed

7 days/week

Turnaround Time

24 hours

Reference Ranges

No microfilariae observed

LOINC Code

17784-0

EMR Interface Order Code

59890