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Clostridium difficile

Category Microbiology
Sample & container required Faecal sample. Sterile universal container
Sample volume 5-10 mL
Transport storage Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight
Turnaround time 24 hours Plus 14 days for ribotyping

The laboratory is not currently accredited for Detection of Clostridium difficile toxin by PCR due to a change in platform

Please see the accreditation page on this website for further information