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Test Code EHEC E COLI 0157 CULTURE

Specimen Tube Description

STERILE CONTAINER

Specimen Type

Stool

Specimen Required

Sterile leakproof container OR Para-Pak C&S Orange-top media

Specimen Stability Information

1 hr Room temp; 1 day refrigerated; 2 days preserved

Instructions

Collect fresh stool, having patient pass stool directly into
wide-mouthed container.

Additional Information

Transport media is available for outpatient collections.

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

87081

LOINC

53955-1