C. Difficile Toxin/GDH w/Reflex to PCR

Specimen Stool
Container Type Sterile Cup (Orange)

Transport Temp Refrigerate 2°-8° C
Stability 3 days
Turnaround Time 1-2 days
Reference Range See patient report
Instructions

The stool specimen must be submitted in the Sterile Cup (Orange). If the GDH Antigen is detected and the Toxin A and B are not detected or the GDH Antigen is not detected and the Toxin A and B are detected, Clostridium difficile Toxin B, Qualitative Real Time PCR will be performed at an additional charge.

Performing Lab Quest Nichols Institute – San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Reference Lab Test Code: 91664
CPT Code 87324, 87449, 87493