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Fecal leukocytes

Lab Section: 

Hematology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB265

 

Synonyms: 

WBC, Stool (Qualitative), Lactoferrin

Methodology: 

Immunochromatography, Fecal Lactoferrin

Schedule: 

Sunday- Saturday

Reported: 

12 hrs

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 gm Stool in a Stool Container.
Pediatric volume: 1 gm.
Unacceptable conditions: Containers with preservative.

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: For infectious diarrhea (bacterial) screening.

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

NEGATIVE

 

CPT Code(s): 

89055

Last Changed: 

10/13/2016 10:54:46

Last Reviewed: 

 8/16/2017 2:39 PM