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Test Code STLPH PH, FECES

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

Epic Code

MayoAccess ID

STLPH

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

Manual Method

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
STLPH pH 2755-7

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

Stool pH: 6.0-7.0.

 

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

Yes