Test directory: Stool GI Pathogen Panel, PCR

Ordering Code5600
Test NameStool GI Pathogen Panel, PCR
Alias***Non-insurance billed only***
Includes testing for:
Campylobacter species
Plesiomonas shigelloides
Salmonella species
Vibrio cholera & other Vibrio species
Yersinia enterocolitica
Enteroaggrerative E. coli (EAEC)
Enteropathgenic E. coli (EPEC)
Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC)
Shiga Toxin producing E. coli
E. coli O157 serotype
Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli
Cyclospora cayetanensis
Entamoeba histolytica
Giardia amblia, Adenovirus F 40/41
Norovirus GI/GII
Rotavirus A
GI Panel
Stool Pathogen Panel
Preferred SpecimenStool
Preferred ContainerCary Blair or Fecal Swab
Optimum Volume5 gm
Collection InstructionsStool specimens must be collected in Cary Blair
If using Cary Blair Transport, use the plastic spoon provided in the cap of the Cary Blair container to transfer 5 gms of sample into the buffered solution. The liquid should come up to the "fill" line on the vial. Tightly cap the vial and shake firmly to ensure that the specimen is adequately mixed with the solution
If using a FecalSwab Transport, use the swab provided to collect specimen from different areas of the stool specimen; avoid picking up clumps of stool. Insert the swab into the vial and snap the shaft at the scored area against the top of the vial. Leave the swab in the tube and tightly cap the vial; shake firmly to ensure adequate mixing with the buffered solution.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Days
Refrigerated: 4 Days
Rejection CriteriaFrozen, Specimen older than stability limits,
Stool in Formalin/PVA
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyQualitative Multiplex nucleic acid assay

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Plesiomonas shigelloidesALLNot DetectedNot Detected
SalmonellaALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Vibrio speciesALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Vibrio choleraeALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Yersinia enterocoliticaALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Enteroaggrerative E. coli (EAEC)ALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Enteropathgenic E. coli (EPEC)ALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC)ALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Shiga Toxin producing E. coliALLNot DetectedNot Detected
E. coli O157 serotypeALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coliALLNot DetectedNot Detected
CryptosporidiumALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Cyclospora cayetanensisALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Entamoeba histolyticaALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Giardia lambliaALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Adenovirus F 40/41ALLNot DetectedNot Detected
AstrovirusALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Norovirus GI/GIIALLNot DetectedNot Detected
Rotavirus AALLNot DetectedNot Detected
SapovirusALLNot DetectedNot Detected