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Test Code:
090-40-0420-01

Order Name:
Rectal Swab C/S

 
Useful For:
Diagnosis bacterial enteric pathogen is the cause of diarrhea
 
Methodology:
Conventional Culture Technique
 
AliasesName:
Aerobic Bacteria Culture, Rectal swab/Stool
Aeromonas
Campylobacter

Pathogen-Culture Rectal swab
Pathogens Aerobic Bacteria Culture
Plesiomonas
Salmonella
Shigella

Stool Culture - Vibrio - Culture
Aerobic Bacteria, Rectal swab/Stool
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0420-01

Order Name:
Rectal Swab C/S

 
Patient Preparation:
Medications: Do not use antibiotics before collection of specimen
 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Rectal swab or stool/ Cary-Blair medium swab
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Rectal swab or stool minimum volume 2 grams.
 
Sub Mission Container:
Cary-Blair medium swab
 
Rejection Criteria:
  1. Specimen >24 hours old will be reject.
  2. Preserved stool, formalin, or PVA fixative will be reject.
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Rectal swab Room temperature, 18oC to 25oC 24 hours
Stool
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0420-01

Order Name:
Rectal Swab C/S

 
Method detail:
Conventional Culture Technique
 
Schedule:
Tested daily (24 hours)
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to report within 5 days
 
Performing Location:
Microbiology, Laboratory Department Tel. 14171
 
Specimen Retention Time:
7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-40-0420-01

Order Name:
Rectal Swab C/S

 
 
Clinical Information:
Bacterial gastroenteritis happens when bacteria causes an infection in gut. This causes inflammation in stomach and intestines. Symptoms like vomiting, severe abdominal cramps, and diarrhea.
 
Reference Value:
No Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio, Plesiomonas, Aeromonas and Campylobacter isolated
 
Interpretation:
An enteric pathogen were isolated (Reportable pathogens include: Salmonella, Shigella, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, Vibrio, and Campylobacter)
 
Clinical Reference:
  1. Amy L. Leber, editor. Clinical Microbiology Procedure Handbook 4th Edition. Washington DC: American Society for Microbiology; 2016
  2. James H. Jorgensen, Michael A. PFALLER. Manual of Clinical Microbiology 11th ed. Washington, DC: ASM Press; 2015
  3. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com (Retrieved: 29 Jan 2019)
  4. https://www.healthline.com › health › bacterial-gastroenteritis (Retrieved: 16 Sep 2019)