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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

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.

Transport Temperature

Transport refrigerated at (4-8 °C)

Performed Test Frequency

Daily

Methodology

Multiplex Nucliec Acid Amplification

CPT

87506

Storage On Site

Refrigerated (4-8 °C) up to 48 hours after collection.

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo