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Test ID NBLD0138 FECAL FAT, QUALITATIVE

AKA

Fat Stain, Stool,

Sudan Stain, Stool,

Stool Fecal

Specimen Type/Requirements

Specimen: Fresh Stool. Collect random stool in a clean, dry container.

Minimum Volume

1 teaspoon

Transport Temperature

Place container into a plastic bag. Transport fresh stool to the laboratory immediately. If transport is delayed, send refrigerated or frozen. If delay in transport will exceed 72 hours, specimen must be frozen.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday.

Methodology

Microscopy – Sudan III Fat Stain

CPT

89125

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo