This stool test is used to isolate and identify an infection caused by the Vibrio bacterial species. V.cholera causes the highly infectious and potentially fatal gastrointestinal infection called cholera by producing rapid, severe diarrhoea, fever, vomiting and dehydration.
This test is separate for a rountine “Stool Culture” because special methods are required to culture and test this organism.
Diagnosing infection with vibrio cholera.
No special preparation is necessary prior to sample collection.
Stool Culture for Vibrio – TC – 4489
Culture for Vibrio only
Isolation, identification (additional charges/CPT code[s] may apply)
CPT coding for microbiology and virology procedures often cannot be determined before the culture is performed.
Estimated Turn Around For Results:
2-10 Business Days
For an exact turnaround time for results, please contact us at Personalabs and we will contact the lab on your behalf as turnaround times vary depending on testing location or lab testing provider.