Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 22, 2019 @ 10:13 am

4612

pH, Stool

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 5 gm (Min:1 gm) Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimen submitted in any transport media.
Stability:Ambient: 1 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • pH Strip
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83986
Interpretive Data:
Normal - pH of 6.0
pH less than 5.0 - Diagnostic of carbohydrate intolerance
pH greater than 7.0 - Evidence of cholerheic entropathy
Components:
  • 4612 - PH, STOOL
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