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Test Code STWBC Fecal Leukocytes LAB265

Test Method

Direct Smear; Diff-Quick Giemsa Stain; Dade Behring

Performance

Performed Monday through Sunday

Typically completed within 4 hours after the specimen arrives at
the testing site.

Useful For

Suggesting presence of pathogens such as Salmonella,
Shigella, and amebiasis

Specimen Requirement

Fecal specimen is required.

CPT Code Information

89055 Other Pathology Services: Leukocyte assessment,
fecal, qualitative or semiquantitative

Reference Values

None seen.

LOINC Code Information

13655-6 Leukocytes [Presence] In Stool By Light Microscopy

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect a freshly voided stool specimen in a sterile
container.