Reducing Substances, Fecal
0020373
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
FECRED
Methodology
Semi-quantitative Colorimetry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 5 g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Diapers. Stool containing barium. Specimens in media or preservatives.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 36 hours; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
Negative  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
84376
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020373Reducing Substances Fecal
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Aliases
  • Stool reducing substances