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Test ID: STFRP    
Shiga Toxin, Molecular Detection, PCR, Feces

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Sensitive, specific, and rapid detection of the presence of Shiga toxin-producing organisms such as Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Shigella dysenteriae type 1 in stool

 

This test is not recommended as a test of cure.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Using LightCycler and Fluorescent Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Shiga Toxin PCR, F

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

E. coli O157:H7
Shiga producing E. coli
STEC