Purpose
Compliance or Abuse Monitoring (Laxative); Not for clinical diagnostic purposes
Method(s)
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80375
84100
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Magnesium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/g 0.5 Metal/Element
2 Phosphorus Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/g 5 Metal/Element

Test Also Known As
Clysodrast®; Dulcolax®; Phenolax®
Specimen Type
Stool
Requested Volume
10 g
Minimum Volume
10 g
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Plastic container (Acid washed or Trace metal-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
1 Magnesium Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/g 0.5 Metal/Element
2 Phosphorus Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP/OES) mg/g 5 Metal/Element

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