Clostridium Difficile


Test Information

Test Name

Clostridium Difficile

Synonyms

C Diff; C.diff; Clostridium Difficile Toxin

Preferred Specimen

Faeces

Testing Location

PLBOP; Referral

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Instructions


Processing Information

Registration Code

CLOS

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referred to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process in-house PLBOP Microbiology

- Whakatane

Process in-house PLBOP Microbiology

- Rotorua

Hospital request process in-house PLBOP Microbiology ; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Hospital request process in-house PLBOP Microbiology ; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory


Methodology

Interpretations

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Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Transport

Can be sent ambient on the same day; otherwise frozen if left overnight

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