OSMOLALITY, FECES

Specimen Required
Collect random stool. Send 1.0 mL liquid stool (0.2 mL minimum) frozen in an IATA-approved screw-capped plastic container.

Methodology
Freezing Point Depression

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Not established

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday - Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeFOSMQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
84999
LOINC Codes
2693-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory