Clostridium difficile toxin (Faeces)
Clostridium difficile toxin should be considered in any patient that is on antibiotics or has been on antibiotics up to six weeks prior to developing diarrhoeal symptoms.
Grace / Walnut size sample of faeces.
Mon -Fri, 0800-1630
Monday - Friday 0800 - 1630. Test not performed at weekends or Public Holidays except via phoned request.
Glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) / Toxins A+B / PCR