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2412: Clostridium difficile Toxin B Detection Print View
Clostridium difficile Toxin B TCA  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Stool 1 (0.5) g   Frozen - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s) See COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS./// 
ALTERNATE

Diagnosis of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and pseudo-membranous colitis.

1. Collect 1-10 g (mL) fresh stool (no preservatives) in a
sterile, leakproof plastic container. Specimens collected
in formalin, PVA or on swabs are not acceptable.
2. Ship within 24 hours of collection on cold pack. If
longer storage is required, freeze at -70 C and ship on dry ice.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87230

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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