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Test Code TICKID Tick Identification

Methodology

Direct Observation

Performing Laboratory

University Hygienic Laboratory (UHL)-Iowa City

Specimen Requirements

1. Remove tick from patient and place in a clean, screw-capped container.
2. Forward promptly at ambient temperature only.
Note: Indicate specimen source on specimen container and in computer.

Reference Values

Genus/species

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

87168