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Enteric Serotyping 

For Salmonella and Shigella

Methodology

Culture

CPT Code

87046

Acceptable Specimens

Pure culture

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