MCS (faeces)

Sample type: Faeces

Test name: MCS (faeces) a.k.a. Stool, Diarrhoea/Gastroenteritis Infection

Condition / Indication: Diarrhoea

Special precautions & notes: Please indicate duration of symptoms, any history of foreign travel, use of antibiotics, suspected food poisoning, type of food, and whether diarrhoea is community- or hospital-acquired. This includes wet preparation for OCP.

Reference range: Not Applicable

Container: Blue top universal with spoon

Ideal volume (mL): 3 spoons

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Microbiology

Turnaround time: 4 days