Faeces Examination


Test Information

Test Name

Faeces Examination

Synonyms

Faecal Pathogen; GI Pathogen Screen; Parasite Screen; Typhoid culture

Department

Microbiology

Preferred Specimen

Faeces

Testing Location

PLBOP

Clinical Update

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Microbiology Clinical Details

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Collection Information

Patient Instructions


Processing Information

Registration Code

FAE

Group Contains

Bilharzia; Blastocystis cysts; Campylobacter; Cryptosporidium; Dientamoeba; Faeces culture; Faeces microscopy; Giardia; Listeria; Parasites; Rotavirus; Salmonella; Shigella; Typhoid; Worm identification; Yersinia; Strongyloides

Notes


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

72 hours

Interpretations

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Contact Information

murray.robinson@pathlab.co.nz