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Stool for Polysegmented Neutrophils

Order Name STOOL POLY
Test Number 3501625
Revision Date 10/13/2011
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Eosinophil stool
Microscopy 30382-6 
Stool for polys
Microscopy 30461-8 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 5mL (3mL) Fecal/Stool Sterile Orange Screwtop Container See Instructions
Alternate 1 5mL (3mL) Fecal/Stool Formalin and PVA container See Instructions
Instructions Raw Stool specimens collected in Sterile Orange top container should be Kept Refrigerated and tested with in 24-hours of collection
For Stool Specimens collected in Formalin and PVA container can be Kept at Room Temperature, Add enough stool to fill container to indicator line, within 1 hour of collection.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1 Day 
Clinical Use Reveals presence of white blood cells in stool 
Notes Refer to the Mircrobiology page in the Specimen Collection section of our service guide for more information on Stool Collection Containers.
CPT Code(s) 87205
Lab Section Microbiology