Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 am

14271

Fecal Electrolytes

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 5 gm (Min:1 gm) Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Stool must be liquid
    Do not add saline or water to liquefy sample.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Formed Stool
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 6 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82438
  • 84133
  • 84302
Components:
  • 2036 - CHLORIDE, STOOL
  • 2037 - SODIUM, STOOL
  • 2045 - POTASSIUM, STOOL
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