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Identification of Campylobacter spp.
Isolate from urine, stool, blood, environmental, food, other.
Isolate provided on appropriate culture medium with visible growth.
Send as growth on appropriate culture medium or in appropriate transport medium.
Shipping of specimens shall be done by a TDG certified individual in accordance with TDG regulations. For additional information regarding classification of specimens for the purposes of shipping, consult either Part 2 Appendix 3 of the TDG Regulations or section 3.6.2 of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations as applicable.
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Gastroenteritis, septicemia, infection, other.
Completed Enteric Diseases Program requisition form.
Phenotypic Identification (biotyping)*
16S rRNA gene sequencing*
C. jejuni-specific*, C.coli-specific*, and C. fetus-specific* PCR based identification
Whole genome sequencing based methodologies may be applied.
Please contact the laboratory using the information provided below for further information on specific interpretation guidelines.
21 calendar days.