Diagnostic Test Directory

Microbiology Laboratory

Stool Smear for WBC

  • LIS Mnemonic: STSM

    Collect

    Culture Swab System, Sterile Leak-Proof Container

    Volume Required

    Stool, Rectal

    Minimum Required

    One (1) swab, dab of stool

    Transport

    Send within two (2) hours, Cells lyse with time: Room Temperature

Days Performed

Daily

Reported

Same day

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

G0026

Methodology

Stain