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 not to be used for initial screening.
This test is to be used to follow-up on a previous positive result when required for return to work, school, etc. The enteric pathogen PCR assay, test code EPPCR, should be used 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.