UREDF - Overview: Reducing Substance, Feces

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: UREDF    
Reducing Substance, Feces

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

Assisting in the differentiation between osmotic and nonosmotic diarrhea


Screening test for:

-Diarrhea from disaccharidase deficiencies, (eg, lactase deficiency)

-Monosaccharide malabsorption

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

Benedict's Copper Reduction Reaction

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


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

Reducing Substance, F

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

Stool sugar
Fecal sugar