Fecal Fat, Quantitative, 72 Hour FFQU72
|Method(s)||Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy|
72-hour stool. Refrigerate during collection. Provide patient 2-3 Timed Stool Collection Kits.
Submit entire 72 hour stool collection in the approved transport containers.
The patient should be on a diet consisting of 50-150 g of fat per day for three days prior to the study. Non-absorbable fat substitutes, such as Olestra, should be avoided prior to collection.
|Stability||Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 96 hours; Frozen: 2 weeks|
Specimens containing barium or charcoal; specimens in media or preservative. Containers larger than 500 mL (500 g), such as paint cans, will be rejected and discarded. Random collections.
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
0-5 years: 0.0-2.0 g/24h