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Test Code CSTLH Enteric Pathogen Culture Panel

Additional Codes

EPIC: STOOL CULTURE [LAB223]

Test Method

Bacterial Culture, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR

Specimen Requirement

Stool specimen or rectal swabs in enteric transport media (Carey Blair)

Performance

Average turnaround time is 2 - 5 business days

Additional Specimen Collection Information

CPT Code Information

87045, 87046 x4 (87798 x 2)

Reference Value

Enteric Culture: No Enteric Pathogens Found, Enteric pathogen identification. Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) stx DNA Screen (stx1, stx2): Detected, Not Detected, Indeterminate, Equivocal.