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Test ID NBLD0538 C. Difficile Toxin B by NAD, reflex A/B toxin detection

AKA

CDIFRFLXTOX

Container Type

Enteric transport media

Specimen type/Requirements

Stool

Specimen Volume

5.0 mL

Stability

48 Hours room temp
5 days refrigerated

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Stool specimens should be liquid not formed.
Only one specimen is tested per 24 hour period.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

CPT

87493

Performing Lab

Microbiology Department Sanford Bismarck