Enterobius vermicularis – Scotch-tape test

Which test do we use?

Direct microscopic examination.

Sampling instructions

Stick a bit of scotch tape on the perianal skin after waking up (before washing). After taking it off the skin, attach it to a slide.

Storage conditions

The sample can be sent at room temperature, but the duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).

Frequence

Daily

Reference values

Negative

How soon can you expect results?

Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘Frequency of analysis’.

Accredited

Yes
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED

RIZIV-code

550815 / 550826

Laatste wijziging op: 23/01/2020