CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE DNA AMPLIFICATION (CDD)
: CDD, C.difficile, Clostridium difficile
: DNA amplification Assay for the detection of Cytotoxigenic C.difficile
: DNA Molecular Assay
: Clean, leak proof container
: Unformed stool, unpreserved; unformed stool, preserved in Cary-Blair based media
: 1 g stool
: 1 g stool
: Room temperature for 2 hours; refrigerate if transport time is > 2 hours.
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Formed stool
: Sunday - Friday
: Once a day
: 1 - 2 days
: Specimen should not be formed; appropriate specimen should take the form of the container.
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