C. difficile by Amplification

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: CDIFA MIC2

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool Container

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL(minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Formed stool, stool specimen sent on swab, diaper, or dried applicator stick. Stool sent in viral transport media.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily

Methodology: DNA Amplification Assy for the detection of cytotoxigenic C. difficile in stool specimen

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

TAT: 48 hours

CPT Code: 87493

Synonyms: Stool for C. diff Tozin, Cl. difficile Toxin Assay

Specimen Collection Procedures
Stool Specimen Collection

Requisition Form
View and print a requisition form for this test

Bookmark and Share

Developments Developments
Sign up for enewsletter
Get involved Get involved
Discover ways to support Akron Children's
Join the conversation Join the conversation
See what our patient families are saying
Contact Us

330-543-1000 (operator)

(8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)


find a location
Find a location Type the first 3-5 letters of a specialty, service or location:
Or, view: a map, a list of all locations, locations by city or locations near me.
find a doctor
Find a doctor Type the first 3-5 letters of the name, location or specialty:
Or, view a list of all doctors by name, location and specialty.