Test Overview
Test Methodology

Microscopic exam

Test Usage

To determine presence or absence of white blood cells.

Reference Range *

No white blood cells seen

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Results are qualitative and depend on the sample of stool specimen tested.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

1 - 4 hours

Soft Order Code
FGST
MiChart Code
Fecal Leukocytes
Synonyms
  • Fecal Leukocyte Gram Stain Screen
  • Fecal WBC's
  • FGST
  • Leukocyte Gram Stain Screen, Feces
  • Stool, Leukocyte Gram Stain Screen
  • WBC's, Stool
  • FECAL LEUKOCYTE GRAM STAIN
Laboratory
Microbiology
Section
Microbiology
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Send fresh random stool in stool culture transport or send swab of stool in aerobic transport. Follow specific instructions included with stool culture transport kit; DO NOT SEND IN ANAEROBIC TRANSPORT. Refrigerate and send within 24 hours. Indicate specimen source and collection date/time.

Normal Volume
0.5 mL stool or 1 swab
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL stool or 1 swab
Billing
CPT Code
87205
Fee Code
32224
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