E coli O157
E. coli O157
Enterohemorrhagic E coli
Enterohemorrhagic E. coli
Escherichia coli O157
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS)
Shiga toxin 1 and 2
SLT (Shiga-Like Toxin)
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Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Detection of presence of shiga toxin 1 and 2.
No shiga toxin detected.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect fresh random stool or rectal swab. Add stool specimen to transport until liquid reaches fill line. Emulsify specimen thoroughly in transport fluid. Send stool in transport within 72 hrs of collection or rectal swab in aerobic transport within 24 hrs. Do not refrigerate or incubate. Bacterial isolates are also acceptable. If Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome is suspected or stool is bloody, indicate this on the requisition. No more than 1 specimen per day will be accepted. Indicate specimen source and collection date/time.