Clostridium difficile Toxin A/B Ag


Test ID/Workstation: CDIFF MMIC1

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 1.0 ml)

Cause for rejection: Stool specimen sent on swab. Stool sent in viral transport media.

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Monday-Saturday (0800-1600)

Methodology: Antigen Detection by Immunochromatographic Assay

Special Instructions: Stool specimens received on Monday through Friday before 12:00 will be run that same day. Specimens received in the afternoon will be put on the next run of patients.

OC Power Word: LVCDIFF

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9622

TAT: 48 hours

CPT Code: 87324

Synonyms: Stool for C. diff Toxin; Cl. difficile Toxin Assay

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