Specimen Requirements

Title

C DIFFICILE TOXIN/GDH WITH REFLEX TO PCR

Specimen Requirement

5 grams or 5 mL (minimum 1 g or mL) unformed stool collected in sterile, leak-proof container without preservative.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp Unacceptable; Refrigerated 72 hours; Frozen 30 days

Reference Range

By Report

Turnaround

3 days Setup Mon-Fri PM

Clinical Use

Test Code

CLDT