TICK IDENTIFICATION

Synonyms: Parasite Identification, Arthropod; Tick ID; Mite ID; Lice ID
Computer Code: (CMISC)
Specimen Collection: Place insect into formalin screw-capped container (Pink parapak) preferred. Or 70% or 95% Ethanol acceptable.
Minimum Volume:
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC M
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 2 weeks
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): NA
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII