Test directory: Meconium (MEC STAT-5)

Ordering Code4716
Test NameMeconium (MEC STAT-5)
AliasMeconium Drug Testing
Preferred SpecimenMeconium
Preferred ContainerClean Container
Other Specimen/ContainerMeconium in Sterile Container
Optimum Volume3 gm
Collection InstructionsFor best results, collect the entire passage of meconium, until the milkstool begins to appear.
Handling InstructionsRefrigerate while "pooling" meconium samples - ship ambient.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Weeks
Refrigerated or Frozen: >2 Weeks
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 5 Days
Preliminary results usually reported within 1 day from receipt of reference laboratory (Mecstat Lab).
Reference Lab U.S. Drug Testing Labs, Inc.

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Meconium (MEC STAT-5)ALLSee report.