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WBC, Stool (Fecal Leukocytes)

Mnemonic:    [FECAL WBC]
Name:    WBC, Stool (Fecal Leukocytes)
Specimen:    1 Gram stool submitted in a sterile container. A rectal swab is also acceptable.
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
  Method:    Gram Stain
Note:    Gram stain for fecal leukocytes is included with a stool culture. It is not necessary to order this test if a culture is also ordered. Refrigerate until delivered to lab.

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative