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Sodium, Stool

Na, Stool; Stool sodium; Stool NA

Container Type

Test ID   LAB198
EPIC ORDER
  Sodium, stool
CPT Code(s)   84302
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL random stool;  No Presevatives;See comments for acceptable specimen
Stability No stability listed
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range   Undefined
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments

Stool must be liquid for analysis; solid or semi solid specimens are not suitable for analysis and will be rejected.

The reference range is undefined; therefore, other clinical data should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on January 31, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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