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Test Code WBCST LEUKOCYTES STOOL

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Suggesting the presence of pathogens such as Salmonella, Shigella and amebiasis

Method Name

Light Microscopy

Reference Values

None seen

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Analytic Time

1 Day

Available Stat

Specimen Type

Stool

Preferred Volume

Stool: 10 g (Screw-Capped Plastic Container)

Specimen Collection and Handling

Submit only one of the following specimens:

FRESH STOOL:

Forward sample promptly and send refrigerated.

PRESERVED STOOL:

Send at ambient temperature or refrigerated.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Stool

Refrigerated: 1 Day

Note: Fresh stool (refrigerated) or PVA preserved stool (ambient or refrigerated).

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

89055 Leukocyte Assessment, Fecal, Qualitative or Semiquantitative

Acceptable Alternative Container(s)

Screw-Capped Plastic Container – Preserved Stool

Zn-PVA container

LOINC Code Information

51770-6

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories