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Stool - WBC  

SIM

40620 

CPT

83630 

Synonyms

WBC Stool, Lactoferrin, Fecal WBC, Fecal Polys, Fecal Leukocytes 

SpecimenType

Stool 

Container

Clean leak proof container

Collection Instructions

Liquid stools ( preferred) or semi-solid feces in clean leak proof container

Volume

5 gm

Additional Information

Do not submit specimens in preservatives or fixatives

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

None

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate:Deliver to lab as soon as possible

Specimen Stability

Up to 2 weeks refrigerate ( 2-8 deg C). Greater than 2 weeks freeze at -20 deg C 

Rejection Criteria

Contaminated specimens with urine, barium. Fecal swabs.  Stools in preservatives or fixatives.

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Detection of elevated levels of lactoferrin in stool.  

Methodology

Immunochromatographic 

Testing Frequency

Daily ( 1st and 2nd shift) 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

2/8/2018

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