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Shiga-like toxin antigen, EIA

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB6439

 

Synonyms: 

Hemorrhagic E. coli 0157 Shiga Toxin Test

Methodology: 

EIA

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

1 day

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 gram of stool in a sterile container
Transport: Specimen should arrive within 2 hours of collection.

 

Notes: 

This test is part of the Stool Pathogen by PCR assay (LAB8759) which is the preferred test when screening for Shiga-Toxin and other stool pathogens

Reference Interval: 

Negative

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

Shigatoxin 1 [LRR17050]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Negative

Shigatoxin 2 [LRR17051]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

87899

Last Changed: 

12/10/2016 12:00:17

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 11:51:10 AM