Test Catalog

Test ID: MTBS    
Microsporidia Stain

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of extra-intestinal microsporidiosis involving the lung, skin, and other organs, particularly in immunocompromised hosts


Diagnosis of ocular microsporidiosis

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This test is intended to be ordered on specimens other than stool and urine.


See Parasitic Investigation of Stool Specimens Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Trichrome-Blue Stain (Ryan Modification)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Microsporidia Stain

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching