ELECTROLYTES FECES

LAB388

Collect

24-hour or random liquid stool.

Specimen Preparation

Mix well and transfer a 5 g aliquot of stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g) Do not add saline or water to liquefy specimen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Formed or viscous stool.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Quantitative Ion-Selective Electrode

Reported

Within 48 hours

Synonyms

  • Fecal Electrolytes
  • Electrolytes, Feces
  • LAB388
  • LYTES FECAL

Reference Interval

Not established.

CPT Codes

84999; 84302; 82438
Collection

LAB388

Collect

24-hour or random liquid stool.

Specimen Preparation

Mix well and transfer a 5 g aliquot of stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g) Do not add saline or water to liquefy specimen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Formed or viscous stool.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
Ordering

Performed

Sun-Sat

Methodology

Quantitative Ion-Selective Electrode

Reported

Within 48 hours

Synonyms

  • Fecal Electrolytes
  • Electrolytes, Feces
  • LAB388
  • LYTES FECAL
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

Not established.
Administrative

CPT Codes

84999; 84302; 82438

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