Test Directory

943 WBC Stool

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Stool
24 Hours
None Seen

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Stool
Container: Sterile Container
Temperature: Ambient

Method

Microscopy

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Stool, sterile container, room temp, Max 60Gm

Clinical Utility

The presence of leukocytes is an indicator of inflammation. Generally, inflammation is a product of bacteria-host interaction.

CPT Codes

89055

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