Item Value
Test name Fecal White Blood Cell Exam
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 4 hours
In House Availability Daily, day and evening shift
Performed by Microbiology
Normal range Negative (No cells)
Container type Clean container
Amount to Collect See preferred volume
Collection Instructions Select a sample of diarrheal stool with an applicator stick, including bloody or mucous discharge if present.

Deliver to lab immediately.

Do not collect samples between 2200 and 0630 hours
Sample type Fresh diarrheal stool

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667