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8476Enterotoxigenic Eschericia coli (ETEC) DNA
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Stool- See Specimen Requirements
24 Hours at Room Temperature, 5 Days Refrigerated
See Report
Specimen Requirements
Unpreserved specimens: Transfer the liquid or soft stool specimen to a clean, dry container. Avoid contamination with water or urine. Label the container and transport to the laboratory at 2 to 25°C. Avoid mixing toilet paper, water or soap with the specimen. Cary-Blair preserved specimens: Transfer the liquid or soft stool specimen to a 15ml transport device according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Avoid contamination with water or urine. Label the container and transport to the laboratory at 2 to 25°C. Avoid mixing toilet paper, water or soap with the specimen.
Specimen Type:Stool- See Specimen Requirements
Method
Real-time PCR
Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Codes
87798