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Fecal Fat, Qualitative (Random Sample Collection)

Mnemonic:    [ST Fat Ql]
Name:    Fecal Fat, Qualitative (Random Sample Collection)
Specimen:    5 Grams stool submitted in a sterile container. Samples are unacceptable if submitted in any transport media or preservatives.

This test is for random samples.
Minimum Spec:    1 Gram
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 4 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020385
  Method:    Microscopic/Stain/Heat
Note:    A Sudan IV stain is used in the analysis. Order this test if the order is for: Stool, Sudan Stain

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative