C difficile Toxins, Clostridium difficile Toxins, Stool C. difficile Toxins, C. difficile Antigen, GDH, Glutamate Dehydrogenase, Clostridioides
Only unformed stool that takes the shape of the container will be accepted.
Send fresh stool (one teaspoon or about 10 mm3 of stool) in a clean leak-proof container with a tight-fitting lid. If it is not possible to despatch the stool sample to the laboratory within the same day, the sample should be kept at 2 – 8oC in the refrigerator. Please note: Stool samples sent in transport media, on swabs, mixed in urine or preservatives, are not appropriate for testing and will have to be rejected.
Rapid Membrane Enzyme Immunoassay
Reported as Detected or Not Detected for - Toxins A & B - Glutamate Dehydrogenase (GDH)
Range 1-2 days
Monday to Saturday (Monday to Friday: before 4pm, Saturday: before 11am , except public holidays).