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Test Code YSAC YERSINIA 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 hour room temp, 1 day refrigerated, 2 days preserved

Instructions

Collect fresh stool. Have patient pass stool directly into wide-mouthed
container. Transport media is available for outpatient collections.

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

87081

LOINC

701-3