Fecal Fat, Quantitative, 48 Hours FFQU48

Method(s) Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Specimen Required
Collect

48-hour stool. Refrigerate during collection. Provide patient 1-2 Timed Stool Collection Kits.

Transport

Submit entire 48 hour stool collection in the approved transport containers, 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, 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 5011130
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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