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Test Code 44026 Stool Leukocytes Test

Performing Laboratory

Eisenhower Medical Center

Department

Main Lab - Microbiology

Method

Main Lab: Special Immunology – Microbiology

Specimen

Stool

Specimen Containers

Stool in Clean Container

Collection Volume

0.1

Specimen Handling

1. Stool specimens in clean vials are transported as soon as possible and stored at 2-8° C.
2. Specimens in C&S vials for cultures can be used.
3. Specimens greater than 72 hours old or in formalin, SAF or PVA are unacceptable.

4. Use an alternate procedure for specimen from patient less than 16 years old

Stability Times and Temperature

3 Days at REFRIGERATED

Reference Ranges

STOOL LEUKOCYTES
Gender: Both
Age Range: 17 – 999 Years
Normal Range: Negative

Analyte

Stool Leukocytes