STOOL COLLECTION INSTRUCTIONS

 

TEST CONTAINER

REQUIRED

STORAGE
Culture & Sensitivity Yellow Top Container with

Pink Solution

Room Temperature
Ova & Parasites

Non Community Blue

Patients

(1 blue & 1 pink

container for each

specimen to be collected)

Formalin Bottle

&

PVA Bottle

Community Blue Patients

Gray & Pink

Room Temperature
C. Difficile Toxin Sterile Container

1 Green / Blue / White Top

Container for each

Specimen Required

Frozen
Rotavirus Sterile Container

1 Green / Blue / White Top

Container

Refrigerate
Fat, Meat, & Fiber Sterile Container

1 Green / Blue / White Top Container

Refrigerate
Stool for Occult Blood Card Room Temperature

 

Special Instructions

 

  • Bottles with solution: please put enough stool specimen in cup to bring fluid to the red line marked on the bottle
  • Please put Name on each container before returning it to the lab
  • Please put Date on each container before returning it to the lab
  • Please put Time Of Collection on each container before returning it to the lab
  • Please return specimens in Plastic Bag provided
  • Any questions…feel free to call the lab at 375-6230

Monday – Friday 7am to 7pm & Saturdays from 8am to 3pm