Specimen Type: Stool
Container: Sterile Container
1-2 mL fresh stool specimen in a sterile screw cap leak-proof container or in Cary Blair transport media. Ambient or Refrigerated 24hrs
A stool culture is used to detect enteric pathogens such as salmonella and shigella. Yersinia and aeromonas are also cultured. E.coli (Shiga tox 1,2) and campylobacter antigen are also routinely tested.
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