Use to identify presence of Campylobacter species in stool as potential cause of diarrhea with appropriate exposure history or risk factors.
Negative at 4 days
Positives as soon as detected
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)
Multiple specimens (more than one in 24 hours). Delayed transport without use of appropriate preservative.
Unpreserved: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable
Preserved: Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Culture negative for Campylobacter.
Also available: Campylobacter Antigen (ARUP test code 0058002). For other stool pathogens refer to Stool Culture, Routine (Includes E. coli Shiga-like Toxin by EIA 0060047) (ARUP test code 0060134).
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Campylobacter Culture
- Culture, Campylobacter