Enzyme immuno-absorbent assay (EIA)
Fecal WBC, fecal leukocytes
Stool, random collection
Place fresh stool specimen in clean container and transport to lab. Do not use transport media.
must be received by the lab within 14 days of collection
Specimens in transport media or preservatives.
0.05 grams of fresh stool (size of a pea)
0.05 grams (size of a pea)
Refer to microbiology processing manual
Fecal samples from breast-fed infants should not be used with this assay.