Test Details

Mnemonic

EHIST

Ordering Code

3724700

CPT-4 Code(s)

87337

Specimen Information

Collect

Random stool

Specimen Preparation

Collect random stool and send 2.0 g or 2.0 mL stool frozen in a sterile polypropylene screw capped container.

Minimum Volume

1 gram or 1 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Stool in preservative, rectal swabs, diaper specimens, liver abscess

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 7 days

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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