Fecal Fat, Quantitative, 24 Hour FFQU24

Method(s) Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Specimen Required
Collect 24 hour stool. Refrigerate during collection. Provide patient a Timed Stool Collection Kit.
Transport All of 24-hour stool collection in approved transport container, frozen.
Remarks

The patient should be on a diet consisting of 50-150g of fat per day for three days prior to the study. Non-absorbable fat substitutes, such as Olestra, should be avoided prior to collection.

Stability

Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 96 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens containing barium or charcoal; specimens in media or preservatives. Containers larger than 500 mL (500g) such as paint cans, will be rejected and discarded.

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5011127
CPTCode 82710
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

0-5 years: 0.0 - 2.0 g/24h
6 years and older: 0.0 - 6.0 g/24h

No Appointment Necessary
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