Pinworm Swab

Test Methodology

  • Scotch Tape Swab Method

Running Day

  • Daily 

Turn Around Time

  • Routine: Two hours
  • STAT: One hour

Specimen Requirement

  • Scotch tape preparation to be done by lab staff

Patient Preparation

  • Usually collected early morning before defacation or midnight

Special Considerations

  • Collection should be done before cleaning the anal area