|Category||Microbiology >> Microbiology|
|Sample & container required||Faecal sample or other relevant sample (mainly tissue biopsy) depending on clinical presentations. Sterile universal container|
|Sample volume||5-10 mL|
|Transport storage||Transport to the laboratory on the day of collection or refrigerate overnight|
|Turnaround time||7-14 days|
Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases.