Sal, Shig, EHEC Culture EPSSE
|Synonym||Salmonella, Shigella EHEC Culture|
Cary Blair type transport media, rectal swab using Eswab collector, unpreserved stool in sterile leak-proof container.
This test is to be used when a test of cure is required for return to work, school, etc. The enteric pathogen PCR assay is preferred for primary diagnosis of bacterial and viral diarrheal disease.
24 hours room temperature, 48 hours refrigerated
Frozen specimens, or unpreserved over 24 hours room temperature or over 48 hours refrigerated.
|CPTCode||87045, 87427 x2|
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
No Salmonella or Shigella isolated. No Shiga-like (VERO) Toxin detected by immunoassay.