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Lab Test: Sodium, Feces


Test

Sodium, Feces

Lab

CRITICAL CARE

Specimen

Send aliquot in a plastic container. Obtain 24-hour or random specimen.  Test includes: Na, K, Cl.

Outreach Notes

20 gm Feces aliquot from well mixed 24 hr collection OR random sample in a Plastic Container.  DO NOT SEND ENTIRE 24 hr COLLECTION.  Note specimen weight and collection interval in requisition.

Special Instructions

SPECIMEN MUST BE LIQUID.  Clearly label collect  time.

Turnaround

Test performed 24 hours/ 7 days.

Ref Interval

Reference range not available