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Enteric Culture 

For Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Vibrio, E. coli O157:H7

Methodology

Culture

CPT Code

87045

Acceptable Specimens

Stool

Specimen Storage

Store all specimens at room temperature after growth.

Specimen Transport

Transport specimens to the laboratory at room temperature.

Setup Days

Testing is performed on an as-needed basis.

Turn-around-time

Specimens that are forwarded on for serotyping will have a preliminary report in 1-2 days and a final report in 2-3 weeks.

Lab Slip

Monster Form (PDF: 108 Kb)

Fees