Use to diagnose Yersinia-associated diarrhea in patients with appropriate exposure history or risk factors.
Negative culture reported at 5 days. Positive culture reported as soon as detected.
New York DOH Approval Status
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: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Culture negative for Yersinia.
Identification and susceptibility tests are billed separately from culture.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Culture, Yersinia
- Yersinia Culture