Culture, Salmonella / Shigella / Campylobacter and Shiga Toxin Reflex E. Coli O157

Supply #F02 - Para-Pak C&S, Orange

Test Code: 10108

Includes:
  • Salmonella and Shigella, Culture
  • Campylobacter, Culture
  • Shiga Toxins, EIA with Reflex to E. coli O157, Culture

If Shiga Toxin, EIA is Detected, Escherichia coli O157, Culture will be performed at an additional charge.

If culture is "Isolated", identification will be performed at an additional charge.
Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate.

Methodology:
Bacterial culture • Aerobic Isolation and Identification Procedures • Broth Enhanced Enzyme Immunoassay

Reference Range(s): See individual tests

Alternative Name(s): Stool Culture, Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter Stool Culture

 

Collection Guide: 

Supply: F02 - Para-Pak C&S, Orange

Instructions: Collect in clean, dry container and then transfer a minimum of 1 gram or 1 ml into a Cary-Blair stool culture transport medium. Fluid level should reach line on vial.

Minimum volume: 1 gram or 1 ml

Transport container: Cary-Blair stool culture transport medium

Transport temperature: Room temperature

Specimen stability:
  • Room temperature: 4 days
  • Refrigerated: 4 days
  • Frozen: unacceptable
Reject criteria:
  • Unpreserved at any temperature
  • Frozen specimens
  • Expired transport medium
  • Specimen in diaper
  • Parasitology transport vial

For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Service at (800) 891-2917, option 2.