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Test Code 2500151 PINWORM PREP

Specimen Requirements and Collection

Specimen is best collected a few hours after the patient has retired (10-11pm), or early in the morning before a bowel movement or bath.

Cellulose Tape Preparation from skin of the perianal area - Press tape around rectal area and then smooth out tape on slide.

Place slide into container and transport to the Lab as soon as possible.


Specimen Stability Information

Transport to Lab as soon as possible

Reference Values

No Enterobius vermicularis (pinworms)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Special Instructions

Care should be taken during collection as Pinworm eggs are usually very infectious.

CPT Coding


LOINC Coding



Microscopic examination