Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology
Gastric mucosal biopsy; Stomach tissue
CLO Specimen container test slide
Small tissue sample obtained by physician
Cause for rejection:
Excessive delay in transporting to laboratory
Gastric tissue is inserted into test slide by physician at bedside or in surgery. The laboratory will supply test slides to physician upon request. Transport CLO test slide to laboratory immediately. Unused test slides should be stored in refrigerator and allowed to warm to room temperature before use. DO NOT FREEZE TEST SLIDES!
H. pylori Culture; Gastric Culture for H. pylori