Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
FE-CL
Methodology

Quantitative Ion-Selective Electrode

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 48 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Liquid random stool.

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 5 g aliquot of liquid random stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910). (Min: 1 g) Do not add saline or water to liquefy specimen.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Formed or viscous stool.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

A reference interval has not been established for fecal specimens.

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Modified FDA

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82438

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020381 Chloride, Stool 15158-9
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Aliases
Chloride, Fecal