Find out more about a day in the life of Kelvin Adu-Darko, an Advanced Biomedical Support Worker in Point of Care Testing (POCT), based at Croydon Hospital.
Faeces – Clostridium Difficile (GDH/Cdiff toxin test) Investigation
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT - CDT results available daily|
Repeat toxin testing need only be performed on previously positive GDH/Toxin negative samples. Positive patients are not retested within a 28 day period.
Sample stability – 1 week
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