Test Catalog

Test ID: FCHYS    
Chymotrypsin, Stool

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Fecal

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Collect 1 gm random stool in sterile leak proof container, ship refrigerate.

 

Note:

Dietary restrictions: Patients receiving pancreatic enzymes should discontinue taking the enzymes at least 5 days before the collection of the stool sample.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.5 gram

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Thawing

Warm reject; Cold OK

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
FecalRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 30 days