Test Name: Diagnostic Section: Fee:
Escherichia coli - K99 (from bacterial isolate
Molecular Diagnostics
$20.00 **
Species: Set up days: Turn Around Time:
M, Tu, W, Th, F
1-3 days
Specimen Requirements:

3-5 grams feces or interstinal contents. Suspect bacterial isolate recovered by Bacteriology Section will be forwarded for Escherichia coli - K99 rule out using real-time PCR if requested by submitter.
Collection Protocol:

Place specimen in a sealed leak proof container.  OB sleeves or gloves are not acceptable.
Shipping Requirements:

Refrigerated, leak proof container.  Overnight shipping recommended.
Additional Information:

** $20.00 fee is in addition to fee for bacterial culture.