Shiga Toxin

Testing Indications

For healthcare providers submitting primary specimens for culture, refer to the Enteric culture Test Information Sheet.

For laboratories performing primary culture and submitting isolates for shiga toxin testing, refer to one of the following:

  1. Enteric Bacteria – Speciation Test Information Sheet
  2. E. coli O157 – Confirmation and Serotyping Test Information Sheet
  3. E. coli O157 – Enteric culture Test Information Sheet
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Updated 12 April 2019