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Department Name

MICROBIOLOGY

Modality

CM

Location

6th Floor Annexe Bldg

Test Name

Clostridium Difficile Toxin Detection

Test Code

G268

Test Status

Active

Nature of Specimen

 Stool

Quantity Required

 Watery Stool

Type of Container

 Sterile container

Method Used

 Chromatographic Immunoassay

Collection Instruction

 Do not use toilet paper to collect stool.
Instruct patient to pass stool into a clean, dry bedpan and transfer a spoonful of stool into a sterile leak proof container with a tight-fitting lid.

Patient Instruction

NA 

Transport Instruction

Transport immediately 

Dept. Acceptance Time

9.15am to 2 pm Monday to Friday.9.15 to 12 pm Saturday.

Turn Around Time

24 hours after testing 

Time for Additional Examination

 Not applicable

Sample Storage After Reporting

2-8…C 

Resource Person for Report Status

 Lab Physician

Telephone

24177000 

Extension

7298/7098/4381

Test Schedule

Monday to  Saturday    except holiday

Use

For rapid detection of Clostridium difficle GDH, Toxins A and  B in human stool.

 

Contact Us

TATA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Dr. E Borges Road, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012 India
Phone: +91-22- 24177000, 24177300, 24161413
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : msoffice@tmc.gov.in(for patient care and queries)/cash@tmc.gov.in(for accounts related)/fundraising@tmc.gov.in (for donors and donation related)/registrar@tmc.gov.in(for education and training)/hrd@tmc.gov.in(for administrative - HRD matters) This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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