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

OC Power Word: LCDIFFIC

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

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