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Chloride, Feces

Components

Name Method Department Units
Chloride, Feces Ion selective electrode
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Specimen Requirements

Stool (liquid)

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 1 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Refrigerate immediately after collection
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Formed stool
  • Non-liquid stools

Comments

SPECIMEN MUST BE LIQUID. 24 hr. or random specimen acceptable. Note collection interval on requisition.

CPT Code

  • 82438