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Chymotrypsin, Stool

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

None specified

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Stool

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 1.0 grams

Minimum Vol: 0.5 grams 

 

Note: Dietary Instructions: Patients receiving pancreatic enzymes should discontinue taking the enzymes at least 5 days before the collection of the stool sample.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Room temperature unacceptable.

Spin:N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate sample in the CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Transport sample refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Stool Room temp

N

  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Collected daily; set-up W at Quest

3 - 11 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

 

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

Reference Range

 

2.3-51.4 UOM U/g

 

 

Methodology

Method: Spectrophotometric/enzymatic (rate)

Analytical Volume: 0.5 grams stool

Limitations:

CPT Codes

84311

Special Instructions

Links to:

Consent Forms

Algorithms

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Chymotrypsin, Stool

Reference Test Number:

11235X

Instructions: Send out M - F with the Quest courier.