Stool Culture, Vibrio
0060136
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MC VIB
Methodology
Culture/Identification
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 3 days
Preliminary: Negative at 2 days or as soon as positive detected
Final: Negative at 3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Preserve 5 mL stool in enteric transport media (Cary-Blair) immediately (ARUP supply #29799). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Multiple specimens (more than one in 24 hours). Delayed transport without use of appropriate preservative.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Unpreserved: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Preserved:
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Culture negative for Vibrio.
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
87046
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0060136Culture, Vibrio
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Cross References
  • Culture, Vibrio
  • Enteric pathogens
  • Vibrio cholerae
  • Vibrio Culture