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

Test ID: LEU    
Fecal Leukocytes, Feces

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

Supplies: ECOFIX Stool Transport Vial (Kit) (T219)

Container/Tube:

Preferred: ECOFIX preservative

Acceptable: Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) preservative

Specimen Volume: Representative portion of collection

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random fecal specimen.

2. Carefully follow instructions on container.

Forms

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

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

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
FecalAmbient (preferred)21 daysPVA OR ECOFIX
 Refrigerated 21 daysPVA OR ECOFIX