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3930X: Fecal Leukocyte Stain Print View
Fecal Leukocytes MICROSCOPY  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Stool Zn-PVA 10 (5) g   Room Temperature - 6 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Stool Total-Fix   Room Temperature - 6 Month(s)  

The presence of leukocytes is an indicator of inflammation. Generally, inflammation is a product of bacteria-host interaction.

1. The specimen must be passed into a clean dry container and
must not be contaminated with urine or water. If a toilet is used,
the water supply may be cut off and the bowl drained.
2. Add stool to bring the liquid level to the "Fill to here" line on
the Para-Pak Zn-PVA or Total Fix(R) vial. Mix contents thoroughly
until homogeneous.

Patients should refrain from ingesting barium for 7 days before
specimen collection.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
89055

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Stool in Cary-Blair transport medium; received frozen; specimens containing barium; received in preservatives other than Zn-PVA or Total-Fix(R); unpreserved stool






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