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Urine for Schistosomes

Alternate names:
Schistosomiasis Urine
Laboratory:
Microbiology
Specimen types:
Urine
Container types:
Sterile JarSterile Jar
Collection Instructions:

Due to the circadian rhythm demonstrated by Schistosoma haematobium, specimens MUST be collected between 1200 & 1400 hrs. An entire voided specimen is required.

Transport the specimen to the laboratory at room temperature.

Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days