REDUCING SUBSTANCES, FECAL

Specimen Required
Collect random stool. Send 10.0 g stool (3.0 g minimum) frozen in a plastic screw-capped stool container.

Rejection Criteria
Stool in diaper

Methodology
Benedict's Solution

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 60 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeFRS
CPT-4 Code (s)
84376
LOINC Codes
11060-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory