Clostridioides difficile toxin, molecular detection, PCR - formed stool

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Clostridioides difficile toxin, molecular detection, PCR - formed stool-994

  
Clostridioides difficile toxin, molecular detection, PCR - formed stool
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Clostridium difficile toxin
  

Rapid diagnosis of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) and pseudomembranous colitis (PMC). Testing formed feces for Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile is generally not clinically indicated.

Utilization of this order will be audited.

  
Stool, formed
  
  
1g
  

Transfer formed stool to a Stool transport media/vial - Culture and sensitivity (C&S) until the liquid reaches the fill level indicator line.

  

Ambient (preferred) - <7 days

Refrigerated - <7 days

Frozen - <7days

  
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (CDFRP): R-NX
  
Daily
  

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

  
87493
  
11/11/2019
  
02/19/2020