Sal, Shig, EHEC Culture EPSSE

Method(s) Culture, ELISA
Synonym Salmonella, Shigella EHEC Culture
Specimen Required
Collect

Stool.

Transport

Cary Blair type transport media, rectal swab using Eswab collector, unpreserved stool in sterile leak-proof container.

Remarks

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.

Stability

24 hours room temperature, 48 hours refrigerated

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens, or unpreserved over 24 hours room temperature or over 48 hours refrigerated.

Schedule Monday-Sunday
Billing Code 3010451
CPTCode 87045, 87427 x2
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

No Salmonella or Shigella isolated. No Shiga-like (VERO) Toxin detected by immunoassay.

No Appointment Necessary
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12 Patient Service Centers in Central New York.

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