CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE DETECTION, PCR

C. difficile testing may be ordered when a person hospitalized for more than three days has frequent watery stools, abdominal pain, fever, and/or nausea during or following a course of antibiotics or following a recent gastrointestinal surgery. Testing may be ordered for outpatients when someone develops these symptoms within 6-8 weeks after taking antibiotics, several days after chemotherapy, or when a person has a chronic gastrointestinal disorder

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample by Tue / Sat 11 am; Report Mon / Thu
  • Components:
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