Doctor's Data Inc

Additional pathogens culture; stool

CPT Code

87046

Specimen Requirements

2-5 mL stool

Collection Container/Tube

Use supplied stool collection container

Transport Container/Tube

1 Vial with Cary-Blair transport media

Minimum Specimen Volume

Must be filled to the "Fill To" line on vial

Rejection Criteria

Media is expired
no transport media in vial
> 5 days from collection
no freezer pack
indicator has turned yellow

Stability Information

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Do not freeze
37°C/99°F:

Methodology

Culture & ID

Turnaround Time

6 - 8 days