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

Test ID: UREDF    
Reducing Substance, 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: Stool container, Small (Random), 4 oz Random (T288)

Container/Tube: Fecal container

Specimen Volume: 3 g

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a loose, unpreserved, random fecal specimen.

2. Freeze immediately.

Additional Information: If additional tests are ordered, aliquot and separate sample prior to freezing to allow 1 container per test.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Gastroenterology and Hepatology Client Test Request (T728) with the specimen.

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

2 g

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

Mixed urine with stool Reject

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
FecalFrozen7 days