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Test Code STLFAT Fat, Stool, Qualitative

Collection Container

cup

Specimen Required

stool

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Up to 72 hours when refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

Scant, inadequate specimens of barium loaded stool,specimens contaminated with urine

Methodology

Sudan III stain

Reference Ranges

Normal

Turnaround Time

1 Day

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

7 AM-3 PM,Monday-Friday

CPT Code

82705

LOINC Code

43118-9