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Electrolytes, stool

Lab Section: 

Reference

 

Lab Location: 

QUEST

Test ID: 

LAB388

 

Methodology: 

Coulometric Titration Flame Photometric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 10 mL Liquid Stool in a plastic leak-proof container.
Minimum volume: 3 mL
Collection time required
Handling: Transport Frozen

 

Notes: 

Includes Sodium, Potassium, and Chloride.

Tests in this Panel: 

Test Name

Reference Interval

Sodium, Stool Random [LRR16279]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Not Established

Chloride, Stool [LRR12677]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Not established

Potassium, Stool Random [LRR15735]

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

0 Days - 999 Years

Any

Not Established

CPT Code(s): 

82438, 84133, 84302

Last Changed: 

8/24/2017 10:50 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 10:50 AM