Shigella Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: SHIGC / MIC2

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: Whole stool or rectal collected using Eswab

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Culture

Special Instructions: Collect whole stool (minimum - swab) and place in a Stool container, or Rectal swab in Eswab transport tube if patient cannot produce stool.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

TAT: Preliminary report available after 24 hours

Additional Info: NOTE: This culture is for Shigella only. For other stool pathogens including Shigella, please order Enteric culture (LAB223).

CPT Code: 87046

Synonyms: Stool Culture

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