Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for E.coli 0157:H7 Toxin

Test Name: E.coli 0157:H7 Toxin
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Faeces
Collection Information: Have patient pass stool directly into a clean, dry bedpan.

Transfer a portion of stool to enteric transport media.

Cerner code to order: STLC-specify E. coli 0157:H7 toxin testing
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
For full work up:
PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Done by special request only. This test will be performed only after consultation and approval by a Medical Microbiologist.

Referred weekdays to the Public Health Laboratory.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
14 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
STLC-specify E. coli 0157:H7
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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