Culture Stool (Enteric pathogens,Stool Culture)

Includes screen for the following pathogens: Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter & Shiga-toxin producing E. coli

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
Stool in clean container or Cary-Blair

Testing Frequency: Daily.

Transport Container
XST, Sterile Container

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: Unpreserved- 24 hours room temp/Preserved 96 hrs

Routine culture & immunochromatographic assay for Shiga toxin producing E. coli.

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.