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Fecal Fat, Quantitative

24 Hours Stool ContainerSpecimen ContainerSpecimen Container
Test ID   LAB392
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82710
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station  

Timed Specimen CANNOT be tubed

Random Specimen - Tube #30

Specimen Routine: 24-72 hour OR Random collection stool, minimum 5g; see important Comments
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories
Turnaround Time   3-5 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
  • Use of diaper rash ointments will falsely elevate test results
  • Obtain timed collection container from Referral Testing (984-974-1414)
  • Label timed specimen with beginning and ending collection date and time. 48 or 72 hour collection is preferred.
  • Keep timed sample refrigerated during collection.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on May 28, 2020

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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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