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Test Code FPHFL pH, Fecal

Reporting Name

pH, Fecal

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Specimen Type

Fecal


Specimen Required


-       5 g of liquid, random stool. Ship frozen.

-       Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

 

 


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 g

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fecal Frozen 7 days

Reference Values

5.0 - 8.5

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

CPT Code Information

83986

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FPHFL pH, Fecal 2755-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2646 pH, Fecal 2755-7

Analytic Time

1 - 2 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis:

Mild OK; Gross reject

Thawing:

Warm reject; Cold reject

Lipemia:

NA

Icterus:

NA

Other:

Diapers; specimens containing barium; specimens in media or preservatives

Method Name

Quantitative pH Indicator Strips or pH meter