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Test Code STLPH PH, FECES

Important Note

Submit soft or liquid fresh random sample. Testing cannot be performed on formed stool.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

STLPH

LAB3649 FAH4834

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Sterile Container Feces

Refrigerate

1 gram 0.5 gram 0.5 gram  4 hours
Sterile Container Feces Ambient 1gram 0.5 gram 0.5 gram 1 hour

Testing CANNOT be performed on formed stool.
Submit soft or liquid fresh random sample. Sample is stable 1 hour at ambient temperature and 4-hours refrigerated.
 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Not available STAT

Method

Litmus Paper

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
pH, Stool 83986

 

Instrumentation

Litmus paper

Reference Range

All ages: 6.0 - 7.0.

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
STLPH pH 2755-7