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CRYGA
CRYPTOSPORIDIUM AND GIARDIA ANTIGENS, STOOL

Test Code CRYGA 
Test CRYPTOSPORIDIUM AND GIARDIA ANTIGENS, STOOL 
Methodology Qualitative Immunochromatography 
Description Qualitative immunochromatographic assay that simultaneously detects and distinguishes between Cryptosporidium and Giardia antigens in aqueous extracts of patient stool specimens. 
Specimen Formalin preserved Stool/Para Pak is preferred. Unpreserved stool is acceptable. Send specimen refrigerated. 
Reference Values Negative 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Sunday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 87328  Cryptosporidium Antigen
87329  Giardia Antigen