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    Stool Culture

    $55.00

    Test Details

    Synonyms

    • Culture, Stool, Comprehensive
    • Enteric Pathogens Culture, Routine
    • Feces Culture, Routine
    • Routine Culture, Stool

    Test Includes

    Culture; isolation and identification (at an additional charge) of Salmonella, Shigella, and Campylobacter, and detection of enterohemorrhagic E coli (EHEC) Shiga toxin by EIA. If culture results warrant, susceptibility testing (additional charges/CPT code[s] may apply) may be performed. CPT coding for microbiology and virology procedures often cannot be determined before the culture is performed. Requests with only a written order and no test number indicated will be processed according to Default Testing for Routine Microbiology.

    Use

    Detect bacterial pathogenic organisms in the stool; diagnose typhoid fever, enteric fever, bacillary dysentery, Salmonella infection.

    Indications for stool culture include:1

    • Bloody diarrhea

    • Fever

    • Tenesmus

    • Severe or persistent symptoms

    • Recent travel to a third world country

    • Known exposure to a bacterial agent

    • Presence of fecal leukocytes

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