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ELECTROLYTES, STOOL

Test Number:
  • 440
Test Alias:
  • Includes: Chloride
  • Sodium
  • and Potassium
Preferred Specimen:
  • Random liquid stool
Container Type:
  • Plastic leak-proof container
Alternative Specimen:
  • 10 mL aliquot of 24-hour, 48-hour, or 72-hour liquid stool
Volume:
  • 10 mL
Collection Instructions:
  • Keep refrigerated during collection. Liquid stool is the only acceptable specimen for this test.
Transport Temperature:
  • Frozen
Specimen Stability:
  • Room Temperature: 48 Hours
  • Refrigerated: 14 Days
  • Frozen: 6 Months
Methodology:
  • Coulometric Titration • Flame Photometric
CPT Code:
  • 82438
  • 84302
  • 84311
Reject Criteria:
Reference Range:
Report Available:
  • 5 days

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