Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 11, 2019 @ 10:13 am

4113

Stool Culture and E.coli Shiga-like Toxin

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Two Enteric Pathogen Transport Media
Submit:
  • Random Stool in Enteric Pathogen Transport Media. Submit Ambient.
  • 5 mL (Min:1 mL) Random Stool in Enteric Pathogen Transport Media. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • See Individual Components for Special Handling and Alternate Sample Types.
    Submit two specimens: one ambient for Stool Culture, one refrigerated for E.coli Shiga-like Toxin.
Rejection Criteria:
  • See Individual Components.
Methodology:
  • See Individual Components
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:4-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87045
  • 87046x4
Components:
  • 4060 - STOOL CULTURE
  • 4110 - SHIGA TOXIN
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