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Porphyrins, Stool

Centralized Core Laboratory - Cleveland Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Tube Type:
Stool container
Collection Volume:
5 grams from a random stool specimen
Minimum Volume:
1 gram from a random stool specimen
Cause for Rejection:
Liquid stool; Timed stool collections
Critical Frozen
Sent to reference lab
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Special Instructions:
Collect random stool in a clean airtight container. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. Sample should be kept FROZEN during collection. Deliver sample to the lab ASAP after collection. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
3-8 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report
CPT Code:

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