Catalog Item Details

  TEST NAME Escherichia Coli Pilus/Toxin Genotyping PCR (MDL-1040)
  SECTION Molecular Diagnostics
  SPECIMENS Isolated colony of verfied hemolytic or non-hemolytic E.coli. Pure DNA from an isolated colony of verfied E.coli
  SPECIES All
  PRICING $41.50
  SAMPLE CONTAINER Spill-proof sterile container
  SHIPPING PRESERVE Cold Pack
  DAYS TESTED M-F
  ESTIMATED TURNAROUND 1-2 days
  TEST COMMENTS This PCR detects:

• Pilus genes: K88 (F4), K99 (F5), 987P (F6), F41, F107 (F18), Fim-H, Fim-A, Paa, AIDA-I

• Toxin genes: Heat labile enterotoxin (LT), Heat stable enterotoxins (STa, STb, , EAST1) and Shiga like toxin 2e (SLT-2e/STX-2e).


Performed on pure isolates from Aerobic Culture (BAC 0100) only


Reported as Positive or Negative


  PROCEDURES Polymerase chain reaction
  DELIVERY METHOD Next day delivery or 2 day transit is recommended
  SECTION GROUP Molecular Diagnostics