Enteric Panel testing in Microbiology

On November 15th 2016, the microbiology laboratory instituted a new test (Enteric Panel, EPIC LAB8513) for stool pathogens.  This test is a multiplexed PCR panel that requires collection and transport with a specific device (FecalSwab, Stores #105117).  This broadcast contains reminders and suggestions that ordering providers may find helpful.

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Questions concerning this broadcast can be directed to Bradley Ford, MD, PhD Medical Director of Microbiology; (ext. 6-2990, bradley-ford-1@uiowa.edu).