Lab Test : Stool Culture for Campylobacter

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Isolation and identification of Campylobacter jejuni.
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:STOC
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Preliminary report at 1 day. Negative cultures are finalized at 2 days, positives as identified.
Specimen:Stool
Volume:1 Culturette
Container:Culturette or sterile container
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative for Campylobacter.
Uses:Identify presence of Campylobacter.
Limitations:Specimen screened for Campylobacter only. Antibiotic therapy may inhibit growth.
Method:Culture
 

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