Doctor's Data Inc

GI Pathogens 12-25 targets; stool PCR

CPT Code

87506

Specimen Requirements

5 mL stool (Fill to Line)

Collection Container/Tube

Use supplied stool collection container

Transport Container/Tube

Yellow-capped vial supplied (C&S Medium) Alternative: any Care Blair media tube for collection of Enteric Pathogens

Minimum Specimen Volume

3 mL stool

Rejection Criteria

Media is expired or No media in vial
Stool in Formalin or Total-Fix
Stool collected on a swab
Overfilling of stool in vial (>7 mL)

Stability Information

Room temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
37°C/99°F: Not Determined

Methodology

multiplex PCR

Turnaround Time

2 - 5 days