Do not order for diagnosis of C. difficile-associated diarrhea. For research interest/epidemiological purposes only.
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).
Separate serum from cells. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month
Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2002553||C. difficile Cytotoxin Antibody||33947-3|
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.