Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
100 grams from a random stool specimen
Cause for rejection:
Sent to reference lab
100 grams random stool in a clean air-tight container. Protect from light. Sample should be kept frozen during collection. Deliver sample to the lab ASAP after collection. If the Porphyrin result is greater than 200, a Porphyrins Fractioned Stool test will be added.
For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Reference range is available on patient report