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Specimen must arrive within 96 hours of collection.
Specimen Type: Preserved Stool
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 or Para-Pak C and S)
Specimen Volume: 1 gram or 5 mL (Representative portion of stool specimen)
Collection Instructions: Collect fresh stool and submit in container with transport medium.
Stool swab, stool in Ecofix (green cap), Preserved stool >96 hours, specimen in buffered glycerol saline transport media, or frozen
|Fecal||Ambient (preferred)||4 days|