OSMOLALITY, FECES

Code
000.0000
Name
OSMOLALITY, FECES
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
84999
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44524
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Feces, liquid
Clean (Unpreserved) Stool Transport Vial

Volume

5.0 ml

Transport Info

CRITICAL FROZEN – Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered
Do not add saline or water to liquefy sample
Transfer 5 mL liquid feces an unpreserved Stool Transport Vial
Frozen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

0-16 years: 271-296 mOsm/kg
17 years and older: 280-303 mOsm/kg

Methodology

Quantitative Freezing Point Depression

Clinical Significance

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