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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • TICK IDENTIFICATION

Test Code

  • 8524

Test Synonym

  • TICK ID

Specimen Type

  • Miscellaneous

Primary Container

  • Container- Screw Top, Tick, Sterile Container

Transport Temp

  • Ambient Or Refrigerated

TAT

  • 1 day

Specimen Requirements

  • Tick in sterile container, alcohol preserved preferred

Specimen Retention

  • Tick/arthropod Identification, Insect should be dead and intact for proper identification. Add alcohol to a sterile container before removing tick for identification.