1 - 4 hours
Fecal Leukocyte Gram Stain Screen
Leukocyte Gram Stain Screen, Feces
Stool, Leukocyte Gram Stain Screen
FECAL LEUKOCYTE GRAM STAIN
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To determine presence or absence of white blood cells.
No white blood cells seen
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Fresh random stool in screw cap container or swab of stool. Follow specific instructions included with stool culture transport kit. DO NOT SEND IN ANAEROBIC TRANSPORT. Rejection criteria: specimen not received in appropriate container, swab is desiccated, specimen sent in anaerobic transport.
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.