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Test ID SHUR Schistosoma Exam, Urine

Useful For

As an aid in diagnosing schistosomiasis infections involving the urinary tract

Method Name


Reporting Name

Schistosoma Exam, U

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
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.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

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

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.