Faeces for C. difficile toxin
Alere Clostridium difficile Quik chek complete - A rapid cassette assay that detects both glutaeraldehyde dehydrogenase (GDH) and toxins A & B of C.difficile.
Bristol stool chart types of 1-5 will not be tested.
C.difficile toxin tests are NOT tested if the following criteria apply:
Sample is not liquid
The patient has tested negative within the previous 7 days or positive for C.difficile toxin within the past 28 days.
Last updated: 07/08/2015