Test Catalog

Test ID: CDFRP    
Clostridioides (Clostridium) difficile Toxin, Molecular Detection, PCR, Feces

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

See Laboratory Testing for Infectious Causes of Diarrhea in Special Instructions.

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)

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

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

C. difficile Toxin PCR, F

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

Antibiotic Associated Diarrhea
Antibiotic Associated Pseudomembraneous Colitis
C. difficile Toxin
C. difficile, Stool
Clostridium difficile, Feces
C. diff
C diff
Clostridioides