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Osmolality, Fecal

Mnemonic:    [UNLIST LAB]
Name:    Osmolality, Fecal
Specimen:    5 mL stool submitted in a sterile container.
Stool must be liquid. Do NOT add water or saline to liquefy the sample. Formed stools are unacceptable
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 4 weeks frozen.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0098122
  Method:    Freezing Point Depression

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative