Clostridium difficile detection and toxine determination

Which test do we use?

Détection of Clostridium difficile antigen and toxin determination with a fast immuno-assay

Sampling instructions

Fresh stool samples in a sterile recipient.

Storage conditions

The sample should be analysed at most 2 hours after production. If the sample is kept at 2 to 8°C, the analysis can be performed up to 72 hours after production of the sample.

Important advice

Old and badly stored samples are not processed. This analysis is not performed on stool samples with normal consistency.

Frequence

Daily

Reference values

Negative

How soon can you expect results?

4 days

Accredited

No

RIZIV-code

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Laatste wijziging op: 23/01/2020