Test directory: Fat, Feces, Quant

Ordering Code268
Test NameFat, Feces, Quant
AliasLipids, Feces
Fecal Lipids
Fecal Fat
Preferred SpecimenStool
Preferred ContainerClean Container 72 Hour Stool Specimen
Other Specimen/Container24 or 48 hour samples acceptable, Random stool
Optimum VolumeEntire Specimen
Collection InstructionsKeep refrigerated during collection
Do not submit specimen in metal paint cans, as processing poses a safety hazard. Specimens received in paint cans will be rejected.
Handling InstructionsSpecimen weight required.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 4 Days
Refrigerated: 6 Days
Frozen: 2 Weeks
Rejection CriteriaThawed, Received in paint cans.
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 10 Days
MethodologyNuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Total WeightALLSee report.
Collection HoursALLSee report.
Lipids Total, StoolALLSee report.