Test Catalog

Test

Code
U109
Name
LIMITED GASTROINTESTINAL PATHOGEN PANEL
Description

Alternative Names: U109, LIMITED GI PATHOGEN PANEL, LIMITED GI PATHOGEN PCR, LIMITED GI (ENTERIC) PATHOGEN PANEL, LIMITED ENTERIC PATHOGEN PCR, LIMITED STOOL PATHOGEN PCR
Includes: LIMITED STOOL PATHOGEN PANEL, CAMPYLOBACTER SPECIES, SALMONELLA SPECIES, SHIGELLA SPECIES, VIBRIO SPECIES, ROTAVIRUS, SHIGA TOXIN 1, SHIGA TOXIN 2, NOROVIRUS, Y. ENTEROCOLITICA
Sample Type: Fresh Preserved Liquid Stool
Preferred Container: C&S (Orange screw cap, Cary-Blair)-Filled to Line; Para-Pak C&S vial (Orange screw cap)
Alternate Container:  Para-Pak Enteric Plus (Green Cap) or Sterile Cup
Sample Volume: 1.0 mL
Handling Instructions: If stool sample is collected in sterile cup then it must be refrigerated and within 48 hours placed in preservative(Cary-Blair) before transporting to the lab.
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: Ambient: 4 days; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Testing Frequency: Daily
Expected Turn Around Time: 1 Day
Testing Facility: AEL
CPT Codes: 87506