Doctor's Data Inc

Microbiome Abundance; stool PCR

CPT Code


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 Cary 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

Stability Information

Room temperature: 12 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days
37°C/99°F: Not determined


mulitplex PCR

Turnaround Time

2 - 5 days