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Test ID NBLD0138 FECAL FAT, QUALITATIVE

AKA

Fat Stain, Stool,

Sudan Stain, Stool,

Stool Fecal

Specimen Type/Requirements

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

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday.

Methodology

Microscopy – Sudan III Fat Stain

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo

CPT

89125

Minimum Volume

1 teaspoon

Transport Temperature

Place container into a plastic bag. Transport fresh stool to the laboratory immediately. If transport is delayed, send refrigerated or frozen. If delay in transport will exceed 72 hours, specimen must be frozen.