Test Name: xTAG GPP

Methodology: Molecular Genetics

Test Description

Multiplexed nucleic acid test intended for the simultaneous qualitative detection and identification of mulitple viral, parasitic, and bacterial nucleic acids in human stool specimens from individuals with signs and symptons of infectious colitis or gastroenteritis.

Specimen Requirements

Human Stool

Storage and Transport

Stool specimens should be collected as soon after onset of symptons as possible. Fresh stool specimens should be placed in provided collection xTAG GPP colelction tube.

Specimen Rejection Criteria

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Turn Around Time (TAT): 3 Days

CPT Codes*: 87493, 87798, 87502, 87505, 87506, 87507

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