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CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE CULTURE

Synonym(s): CD Culture, C.Difficile Culture

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Lab Section CategoryBacteriology/Mycology/Parasitology - Bacteria
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Specimen RequiredStool in screw-capped container sent within two hours to the laboratory
MethodCulture
Test ResultC. difficile (Toxic strain);
C. difficile (Non-toxic strain);
No Clostridium  difficile isolated
Turnaround TimeNegative : 2 – 4 days
Positive : 6 – 10 days
Day(s) Test Set upMonday - Saturday
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Last Modified Date :13 Jan 2017