Test directory: WBC - Stool

Ordering Code 53
Test Name WBC - Stool
Alias Leukocyte-Stool for Wright's Stain
White Cells, Stool
Fecal Leukocyte Stain
Preferred Specimen Stool
Preferred Container Clean Container
Other Specimen/Container Stool smear on glass slides
Optimum Volume 5 gm
Transport Requirements Oahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Transport air-dried smears Ambient.
Specimen Stability Ambient: 2 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Rejection Criteria Frozen, Specimen older than stability limits, Rectal Swabs,
Barium Stool, In Diaper, On Tissue Paper, 24 hour collected stool, Contaminated with urine, Preservatives used
Avail. Stat NO
Analytic Time 1 Day
Methodology Microscopic examination of Methylene Blue stained specimen;
Wright's stain and differential done if increased WBC noted.

Reference range(s)

Component Age Male Norm Male Critical Low Male Critical High Female Norm Female Critical High Female Critical Low Units Add'l info
WBC - Stool ALL See report.