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Test ID NBLD0138 Fecal Fat Screen

AKA

Fat Stain, Stool, Sudan Stain, Stool, Stool Fecal, Fat Stool

Specimen Type/Requirements

Stool Collection Guide

Specimen: Fresh Stool. Collect random stool in a clean, dry container.

Microbiology Specimen Collection Guidelines

Specimen Volume

Preferred Volume  
Minimum Volume 1 teaspoon

 

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature N/A  
Refrigerated 72 hours Preferred for Transport
Frozen 7 days  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Friday

Methodology

Microscopy – Sudan III Fat Stain

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo-Microbiology

CPT

89125

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description
17324 Neutral Fat
17325 Total Fat

Analytic Time

1-3 days