TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FCLPF    
Cathartic Laxatives Profile, 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

Specimen Type: Stool

Container/Tube: Acid-washed or trace metal-free plastic container, MCL supply T656

Specimen Volume: 10 g

Collection Instructions: Collect 10 g of stool with no preservative. Send specimen in an acid-washed or trace metal-free plastic container, MCL supply T656. Send specimen refrigerated.

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

10 mL stool liquid or 10 g stool solid

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

Hemolysis NA
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 TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
FecalRefrigerated (preferred)30 days
 Ambient 30 days
 Frozen 30 days