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Strongyloides Ova, Cysts and Parasites(OCP)
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - Sample should be processed within 1/2 hour of being taken|
Discuss investigation with Microbiology consultants before taking sample and then alert the lab ASAP to the arrival of the Hotstool. If Strongyloides infestation is suspected a fresh hot stool should be received within ½ hour of excretion
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