Multiplex PPolymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Film Array, Gastrointestingal Panel; Cary Blair; Biofire
Mayo Medical Lab
1 g or 1-5 mL Fresh Stool collected in a Cary-Blair transport system
Collect fresh stool and place in preservative within 2 hours of collection. Submit a representative portion of stool in container with transport medium.
Room Temp: 4 Days (2 Hours for Unpreserved Stool); Refrigerated: 4 Days (2 Hours of Unpreserved Stool); Frozen: Unacceptable
Yellow top Cary-Blair container; Commercial transport media other than liquid Cary Blair (eg, ET); Cary Blair gel swabs; Products containing formalin; SAF; PVA fixative; EcoFix preservative; Rectal swabs; Stool swab; Gel swabs; Endoscopy specimens; Unpreserved stool
1 g or 5 mL Fresh Stool
1 g or 1 mL Fresh Stool
Collect fresh stool and place in preservative within 2 hours of collection. Submit a representative portion of stool in container with transport medium. Place order in Mayolink. Mayo courier will pick-up Monday-Friday. Monitor for results to call to clinician in a timely manner.
Campylobacter species, Clostridium difficile toxin, Plesiomonas shigelloides, Salmonella species, Vibrio species, Yersinia enterocolitica, Enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC), Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC), Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC), Shig toxin producing E. coli, Escherichia coli O157 serotype, Shigella/Enteroinvasive E. coli, Cryptosporidium species, Cyclospora cayetanensis, Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia, Adenovirus F40/41, Astrovirus, Norovirus GI/GII, Rotavirus and Saprovirus.