|Values are valid only on day of printing.|
Collection Container/Tube: Stool container (Supply T291)
Specimen Volume: 10 g
Collection Instructions: Collect a very liquid stool specimen.
1. Do not send formed stool. In the event a formed stool is submitted, the test will not be performed. The report will indicate "A formed stool specimen was submitted for analysis. This test was not performed because it only has clinical value if performed on a watery stool specimen."
2. Osmolality results will be reported as mOsm/kg regardless of collection duration.
3. Sodium, chloride, and potassium will be reported as mmol/L
4. Magnesium and phosphorus will be reported as mg/dL
|Fecal||Frozen (preferred)||14 days|