pH, Stool

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: PHSTL MCHM

Specimen Type: Stool

Tube Type: Stool container

Collection Volume: 1 gram stool specimen

Cause for rejection: Urine or barium contamination

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Daily (0730-1600)

Methodology: pH paper

Special Instructions: Patient should not take laxatives or have barium procedures one week prior to specimen collection.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 4 hours

Additional Info: Reference range: 6.0 is normal stool pH

CPT Code: 83986

Synonyms: -

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