Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (updated 5/24/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Sodium, Stool

Sterile Specimen Cup

Container Type

Na, Stool; Stool sodium; Stool NA

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
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 Christopher Parker on January 13, 2022

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