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Test Code SHUR Schistosoma Exam, Random, Urine

Reporting Name

Schistosoma Exam, U

Useful For

As an aid in diagnosing schistosomiasis infections involving the urinary tract

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine collection container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.  Preferred time of collection between the hours of 12 noon and 3 p.m. but not required.

2. No preservative.

Additional Information: A 24-hour urine collection is also acceptable.

Specimen Minimum Volume

5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Values


If positive, organism identified

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

Saturday; 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Test Classification

This test uses a standard method. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information



LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SHUR Schistosoma Exam, U 10715-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SHUR Schistosoma Exam, U 10715-1

Method Name