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Fat, Fecal Qualitative

Components

Name Method Department Units
Fat, Fecal Qualitative Microscopy
Special Stains
Send Out

Battery Members

Fecal Neutral Fat, Fecal Split Fat

Specimen Requirements

Stool

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 g
Stability

Room temperature - 1 hour(s)
Frozen - 2 week(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Keep frozen

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Stool received in PVA preservative only
  • Stool received in O&P kit
  • Stool received in Cary-Blair medium
  • Stool in diaper

Comments

Diapers are not acceptable.

CPT Code

  • 82705