Clostridium difficile Assay
Fecal-Swab in Cary Blair Vial
3 days Room Temperature
- Dip the swab into the feces, ensuring that the swab is completely immersed.
- While holding the swab in the same hand, unscrew the cap from the tube. Do not spill the contents of the tube.
- Immediately place the swab into the transport tube so that the score line is at the top of the tube.
Cary Blair Vial
1 day Refrigerated
Place liquid stool in a sterile container or stool vial.