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Test Code UVM-FECCX (FECCX) FECES CULTURE UNUSUAL PATHOGENS

Important Note

Results found (in Meditech) under Header: As of 3/8/19 results under Miscellaneous

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Para-Pak (Cary Blair Media) Preferred Feces Ambient 5 grams* 5 grams 0.5 grams 4 days
Sterile Container  

Ambient

5 grams* 5 grams 0.5 grams 2 hours

*About the size of a walnut or 2 tablespoons.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 2 days / Not available STAT

Reference Range

No Aeromonas sp., Plesiomonas, Yersinia enterocolitica, or Vibrio sp. isolated.

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
In process 87046
In process 87046.91

 

Method

Culture

Instrumentation

Manual Method

LOINC Code Information

In process

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Section

Microbiology-1

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes