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Clostridium 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 Toxin, Cl. difficile Toxin Assay, C. difficile
 Specimen Collection Procedures: