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Test ID NBLD0516 Basic Enteric Pathogen Panel, NAD

AKA

Salmonella, Shigella, Stool for Enteric Pathogens, Campylobacter, Vibrio, Yersinia entericolitica, Shiga Toxin Test

Specimen Type/Requirements

Stool Collection Guide

Collect specimen in a clear or sterile container with a tight fitting cover. Transfer stool to Cary-Blair (or ParaPak Enteric-Plus) medium within two (2) hours. Rectal swabs, specimens contaminated with urine and diapers are unacceptable. Specimens collected following barium and/or Bismuth radiological examination are unacceptable for 7-10 days.

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature N/A  
Refrigerated 48 hours Preferred for Transport
Frozen N/A  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Additional Information

Tests in Panel:

Campylobacter Salmonella
Shigella Vibrio
Yersinia Enterocolitica Shiga-Like Toxin 1
Shiga-Like Toxin 2 Norovirus
Rotavirus  

 

Methodology

Multiplex Nucliec Acid Amplification

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo-Microbiology

CPT

87506