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Stool for Polysegmented Neutrophils

Test Number: 3501625
Revision Date 06/13/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Eosinophil stool
Microscopy 30382-6 
Stool for polys
Microscopy 30461-8 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 5mL (3mL) Fecal/Stool Ova and Parasite Detection Kit (PVA and 10% Formalin) See Instructions
Alternate 1 5mL (3mL) Fecal/Stool Sterile Orange Screwtop Container See Instructions
Alternate 2 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 2 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.

Lactoferrin Detection, EIA (Stool) [6002550] is the preferred test - The fecal lactoferrin test requires raw stool (no transport media).
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