Specimen: Submit 2-5 g (1 g min.) Stool in a Special Stool Culture Transport Medium available from MEDILAB. Ship refrigerated.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Conventional culture, Automated-MIC, MALDITOF-MS, KBDD
Comment: Conventional culture, Automated-MIC, MALDITOF-MS, KBDD
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 3 days
Usage: Common organisms causing gastroenteritis are Salmonella and Shigella. Antibiotic sensitivities are performed to guide antibiotic selection.
Specialty: Physician, Gastroenterologist
Components: Includes ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY if indicated
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required