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Campylobacter Only Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
CAMPC / MIC2
Specimen Type:
Stool
Tube Type:
Stool Container
Collection Volume:
Whole Stool 3 grams or rectal collected using Eswab.
Cause for Rejection:
Contaminated with urine or water. Stool containing barium. Specimen sent to lab in diaper, no swab in transport tube.
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:
72 hours - Preliminary report available after 24 hours
Additional Info:
NOTE: This culture is for Campylobacter only. For other stool pathogens including Campylobacter, please order Enteric culture (LAB223).
CPT Code:
87064
Synonyms:
Stool Culture