|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
Specimen must arrive within 72 hours of collection.
Container/Tube: Commercially available transport system specific for recovery of enteric pathogens from fecal specimens (15 mL of non-nutritive transport medium containing phenol red as a pH indicator, either Cary-Blair, Para-Pak C and S, or buffered glycerol saline)
Specimen Volume: Representative portion of stool
Additional Information: If Vibrio is suspected, order VIBC / Vibrio Culture, Stool.
Specimen >72 hours
|Fecal||Ambient (preferred)||72 hours|