Culture, Salmonella / Shigella / Campylobacter and Shiga Toxin Reflex E. Coli O157Main Content
Test Code: 10108
- 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.
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
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
- Room temperature: 4 days
- Refrigerated: 4 days
- Frozen: unacceptable
- 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.