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Porphyrins, Stool

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
PORST CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Stool
Tube Type:
Stool container
Collection Volume:
100 grams (minimum 10 grams) from a random stool specimen
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Spectrophotometry
Special Instructions:
Collect 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).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
8-10 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:
84126
Synonyms:
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