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Test Code EPPM ENTERIC PATHOGEN PANEL BY NAAT

Important Note

Tests for the following pathogen DNA targets:

Campylobacter species group

Salmonella species

Shigella species

Vibrio species group

Yersinia enterocolitica

Shiga toxins Type I & II (produced by the hemorrhagic E. colis like O157)

Norovirus

Rotavirus

 

Specimen Tube Description

ORANGE TOP

Specimen Type

Stool

Specimen Required

fresh liquid or soft stool in sterile container or carey blair transport

Specimen Stability Information

1 day refrigerated, 4 hrs RT

Instructions

Collect liquid or soft stool in sterile cup,
add stool to carey blair para-pak vial

Additional Information

Hard stool will be rejected.
Unpreserved stool that was not refrigerated will be rejected.
transport to the lab with-in 4 hours of collection.

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Hospitals

CPT

87506

LOINC

82195-9