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Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) , PCR, New York State
|Methodology:||Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)|
Collect : Stool in a Sterile Container - 1.0 ml .
Specimen Preparation: Stool Specimen should be collected as soon after onset of symptoms as possible. Fresh stool specimens should be placed in a sterile, leaf-proof, wide-mouthed, no preservative container. Do NOT over fill.REMARK: Please do not send specimen on Friday
Unpreserved raw stool specimen should be transported to the Laboratory on wet ice (2C-8C) or frozen (-70C) within 48 hours of collection.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Stability: Refrigerated/Frozen : 48 hours
NOTE: * This test is approved for New York patients ONLY, please refer to test code GPP for specimen requirements for all other States .
Lincoln Diagnostics LLC
|Test Panel Components||Bacterial: Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, E.Coli O157, Shiga Toxin 1/2, E.Coli ST/LT, C.Difficile Toxin A/B, Vibrio Cholera. Viruses: Adenovirus 40/41, Norovirus GI, Norovirus GII, Rotavirus A Parasites: Crydtosporidium, Entamoeba Histolitica, Giardia Lamblia|