Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology
5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)
Cause for rejection:
Stool specimen sent on swab. Stool sent in viral transport media. Specimen sent in diaper. Rectal swab is not acceptable.
Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay
Stool specimens received before 1200 will be run that same day. Specimens received in the afternoon will be put on the next run of patient specimens.
OC Power Word:
Stool for Rotavirus; Rotavirus Screen