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Urine Schistosomiasis

Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:UM
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

For Schistosomiasis haematobium in urine, collection of a whole void specimen taken anytime between 10:00 and 14:00 in a urine container withour preservatives is recommended. Peak egg excretion is between 10:00 and 14:00

Specimen Types:Urine random
Container Types:
Plain 70mL potPlain 70mL pot
Adults Volume or Mass:40 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:10 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Assay Frequency:Daily