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Test ID NBLD0249 Shiga-like Toxin

AKA

SHIGA

Container Type

ETM or fresh stool

Specimen type/Requirements

Stool

Stability

2 hours refrigerated immediately

3 days refrigerated in modified Cary-Blair transport media

> 3 days frozen immediately at </=  -70oC

 

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated or Frozen

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Performing Lab

Microbiology Department Sanford Bismarck