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S51292: Alpha-1-antitrypsin, Feces, Random [14628x] Print View
Alpha-1-Antitrypsin, Feces NEPH    mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Stool 10 (2) g   Frozen - 12 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Preferred Specimen: 10 grams (2 grams minimum) Random stool

INSTRUCTIONS: Collect fresh stool in a plastic, leakproof
container. Adult and older children patients can collect the
specimen by passing feces into plastic wrap stretched loosely
over the toilet bowl. Then transfer 10 g of the stool specimen
into the plastic container. With young children and infants
wearing diapers, the diaper should be lined with clean plastic
wrap to prevent absorption. A pediatric urine bag can be attached
to the child to ensure that the stool specimen is not
contaminated with urine. Then transfer 10 g of the stool specimen
from the plastic-lined diaper to the plastic container. Do not
submit the diaper itself. Freeze and ship frozen.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
82103

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Frozen

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: Unacceptable Refrigerated and Frozen: Indefinitely






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