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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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