CULTURE STOOL BACTERIAL (STB)
: Feces culture, STB, Enteric pathogens
: Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Yersinia enterocolitica, E. coli O157:H7
: 87045: Salmonella/Shigella culture. 87046 (x3): Campylobacter, Yersinia, E. coli O157 cultures
: Plastic stool container
: 5 - 10 g
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Not done if patient is in hospital >3 days. Leaking container. Excessive delay in transport.
: Culture: 3-5 days
: Culture includes examination for Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Yersinia enterocolitica, E. coli O157:H7. There will be separate charges for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate. Culture not done if patient has been in the hospital > 3 days.
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