ELECTROLYTES FECAL

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect 24 hr or random liquid stool. Mix well and send 5.0 unpreserved stool (1.0 g minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic container.

Rejection Criteria
Formed or viscous stool

Methodology
Quantitative Ion-Selective Electrode

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
Not established

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeFLYTA
CPT-4 Code (s)
84999, 84302, 82438
LOINC Codes
Sodium   15207-4  
Potassium   15202-5  
Chloride   15158-9  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory