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.
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.