Test Catalog

Test ID: FIL    
Filaria, Blood

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

Detection of microfilariae in peripheral blood

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FILBFilaria Bill OnlyNo, (Bill Only)No

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

In the event that microfilaria is discovered in the Knott Concentration; a Giemsa stain will be performed for identification at an additional charge.


See Mosquito-borne Disease Laboratory Testing 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

Concentrated, Microscopic Examination

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

Filaria, B

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

Wuchereria bancrotfi