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Plesiomonas Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories - : Microbiology

Test ID :
PLESC
Test Workstation :
MIC2
Specimen Type:
250mg (pea sized amount) of solid stool or 0.5 mL liquid stool in sterile container or in Cary-Blair medium.
Cause for Rejection:
Reject if Stool is >2 hours at room temperature, or >24 hours at 28C or Frozen. Sticks left in container will dry out stool.
Storage:
Refrigerated at 2-8C for <24 hours.
Availability:
Mon-Sun (0700-1600)
Methodology:
Culture
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8406
TAT:
72 hours
Additional Info:
This culture is for Plesiomonas only. For other stool pathogens including Plesiomonas, please order Enteric culture (LAB223).
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