Test Catalog

Test ID: STL    
Enteric Pathogens Culture, Feces

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

Determining whether a bacterial enteric pathogen is the cause of diarrhea

 

May be helpful in identifying the source of the infectious agent (eg, dairy products, poultry, water, or meat)

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
GIDBacteria IdentificationNo, (Bill Only)No
ISAEAerobe Ident by SequencingNo, (Bill Only)No
REFIDAdditional Identification ProcedureNo, (Bill Only)No
SALSSerologic Agglut Method 1 IdentNo, (Bill Only)No
SHIGSerologic Agglut Method 3 IdentNo, (Bill Only)No
RMALDIdent by MALDI-TOF mass specNo, (Bill Only)No

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

When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed and charged separately. Reportable pathogens include: Aeromonas, Campylobacter, Salmonella, Shigella, and Yersinia.

Note: Does not include culture for Escherichia coli O157:H7. All bacterial isolates worked up, to rule in or out as a pathogen, will be billed for work performed and resources consumed.

 

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

Conventional Culture Technique

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

Enteric Pathogens Culture, Stool

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

Aerobic Bacteria Culture, Stool
Aeromonas
Campylobacter
Pathogen-Culture Stool
Pathogens, Aerobic Bacteria Culture, Stool
Salmonella
Shigella
Stool Culture
Vibrio
Yersinia
Culture, Aerobic Bacteria, Stool
50005-STL