Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Shigatoxin Antigen Detection- Stool

CMH Lab Section
Microbiology

Specimen Requirements
Feces- preserve in a screw cap Cary-Blair vial, do not exceed the fill line.
Rectal swabs will not be tested.

Availability
Routine

Turn Around Time
Monday-Friday: 24 hours
Samples received on the weekend will be tested on Monday.

Special Instructions
Send to the Lab immediately or refrigerate up to 24-hours

Ranges
Negative

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