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Test ID: FATF    
Fat, Feces

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosing fat malabsorption due to pancreatic or intestinal disorders


Monitoring effectiveness of enzyme supplementation in certain malabsorption disorders

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Fat, F

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Fat, Feces, Random
Fecal Fat
Fecal Fat, 48 Hours
Fecal Fat, Qualitative
Fecal Fat, Quantitative
Fecal Fat, Random
Lipids, Stool
Stool, Fat