Ordering Recommendation

Detect Campylobacter-specific antigen in human fecal specimens including C. jejuni, C. coli, and C. upsaliensis.

Mnemonic

CAMPY

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

1-2 days

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Stool.

Specimen Preparation

Transport 5 g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP supply #40910) Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787 (Min 1 g). 
Also Acceptable:  Transfer 5 g stool winthin one hour of collection to enteric transport media (Cary-Blair) (ARUP supply #29799). (Min: 1 g)
Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens in any transport media other than indicated above.

Remarks
Stability

Unpreserved Stool: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 week
Cary-Blair/C&S Media: Ambient: 4 days; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

Negative

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

87449

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0058002 Campylobacter Antigen 57768-4
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Aliases

  • C.coli
  • C.jejuni
  • CAMPY
Campylobacter Antigen