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Enteric Bacteria Culture, Stool (MP00660)
Test Code: EBCSO
Synonyms/Keywords
Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Yersinia, E. coli 0157:H7, Plesiomonas, Vibrio, Aeromonas, Edwardsiella
Useful For
Culture for Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Yersinia, E.coli 0157:H7, Plesiomonas, Non-Cholera Vibrios, Aeromonas, Edwardsiella, and other potential enteric pathogens.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Feces ​Cary-Blair ​Para-Pak C&S ​1 gram or 5 mL ​1 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Store and transport specimens at refrigerated temperatures (2-8 degrees C) with cool pack.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Preserved ​Refrigerate ​4 days
Rejection Criteria
Specimen > 96 hours
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene ​Monday through Friday ​5-9 days ​Culture
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​WSLH ​Negative for Enteric Pathogens
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​87045 ​1 ​Culture, Bacterial, Stool
​87046 ​4 ​Isolation and Presumtive ID
Synonyms/Keywords
Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Yersinia, E. coli 0157:H7, Plesiomonas, Vibrio, Aeromonas, Edwardsiella
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity Culture, Enteric Bacterial, Stool
​Cerner Culture, Enteric Bacterial, Stool
​COM Culture, Enteric Bacterial, Stool
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Feces ​Cary-Blair ​Para-Pak C&S ​1 gram or 5 mL ​1 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
Store and transport specimens at refrigerated temperatures (2-8 degrees C) with cool pack.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Preserved ​Refrigerate ​4 days
Rejection Criteria
Specimen > 96 hours
Useful For
Culture for Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, Yersinia, E.coli 0157:H7, Plesiomonas, Non-Cholera Vibrios, Aeromonas, Edwardsiella, and other potential enteric pathogens.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​WSLH ​Negative for Enteric Pathogens
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene ​Monday through Friday ​5-9 days ​Culture
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​87045 ​1 ​Culture, Bacterial, Stool
​87046 ​4 ​Isolation and Presumtive ID
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.