Item Value
Test name Microsporidia
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-3 days
In House Availability Monday-Friday, day shift
Performed by Microbiology
Normal range Negative
Container type
Inpatients Clean container
ED/Outpatients SAF preservative for stool, clean container for other sample types


SAF vials and instructions available from Material Services (PMM # 44366 Vials SAF Sterile Child Resistant Cap 574-05-CRC-WB).
Outpatients can obtain these from the laboratories' draw stations.
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Collection Instructions SAF vials and instructions available from Material Services (PMM # 44366 Vials SAF Sterile Child Resistant Cap 574-05-CRC-WB).
Outpatients can obtain these from the laboratories' draw stations.
Sample type Body Fluid, Duodenal aspirate, Sputum, Stool, Urine

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667