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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • OSMOLALITY, FECAL

Test Code

  • 2054

Test Synonym

  • Osmolality, Stool

Minimum Volume

  • 15 mL

Specimen Type

  • Liquid Stool

Primary Container

  • Container- Screw Top, Sterile Container

Transport Temp

  • Frozen

TAT

  • 4 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 15 mL LIQUID STOOL Frozen in a small plastic container

Specimen Retention

  • Liquid stool, FROZEN Stool sample must be collected without addition of water. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested. Please freeze in a small plastic container; do NOT use large paint can.