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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Stool in Screw cap jar
Qualitative Fecal Fat Stain
3 grams or cc
Alternative name(s) Fecal Fat Stain

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days    
When reported
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Important notes: Patient should be on a diet containing at least 60 grams of fat. No suppositories or mineral oil before specimen is collected. Must be refrigerated.

Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with specimen.
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Specimen preparation: Must be refrigerated

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Last revised 10/20/2014