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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

 Stool sample

Type of Container

 Sterile container

Method Used

 EIA

Collection Instruction

 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.Do not use toilet paper to collect stool.

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

 

Sample Storage After Reporting

2-8…C 

Resource Person for Report Status

 

Telephone

24177000 

Extension

4381 

Test Schedule

Daily

Use

For rapid detection of Clostridium difficle 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, 24146750 - 55
Fax: +91-22-24146937
E-mail : msoffice@tmc.gov.in (for patient care and queries) / hrd@tmc.gov.in(for administrative - HRD matters)

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