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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeCDIF
Method

GDH (Glutamate dehydrogenase) Test use as a primary screen for the presence of C. difficile.

C. difficile Toxin A/B Test used for the presence of toxin producin strains.

Note: C. difficile Toxin A/B Test is only performed on GDH POSITIVE samples.

 

External Price$45.68(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

Fresh faecal sample required.

If necessay samples may be stored at 2-8oC for 1 week.

Specimens which have previously tested positive for C. difficile toxin will not be retested for 14 days.

***Unacceptable samples are those which are >48 hrs old or in PVA preservative or the like.***

 

 

Patient SpecimenFresh Faecal sample
Paediatric SpecimenFresh Faecal sample but test performed on a case by case basis
Sample Delivery to LabASAP
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0349 | x89707
Test Availability0800-2400 7 days/week
Turnaround Time4 hrs from arrival in lab
Interpretation

Refer to Microbiologist if further interpretation is required.

Delphic Number Test NumberCDIF

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