Collect 1 gram of stool in an orange top para pak (Cary-Blair) container and send room temp or refrigerated.
Bacterial Culture • Aerobic Isolation and Identification Procedures
Room temp: 4 days, Refrigerated: 4 days, Frozen: Unnacceptable
Reference ranges are determined by the performing laboratory will show on the report
Aids in the diagnosis of diarrhea caused by Yersinia enterocolitica which can be acquired be the ingestion of contaminated food or water.