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Laboratory Information

Test Name

pH faeces

Synonyms

faecal pH

External Price (excl. GST)

Price

$5.84

Specimen Collection

Adult Specimen

Fresh random faeces, received in Biochemistry as soon as possible.

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

Freeze immediately

Aliquot Transport

Frozen

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Fri, 0800 - 1630 excl. Public Holidays

Laboratory Turnaround Time

3 days

Method

pH meter

Reference Interval

N/A

Uncertainty Of Measurement

Within 0.1 pH unit

Additional Information

 If Microbiology tests also required, please send separate specimens.

Minimum Volume

Grape size sample required

Electronic Information

Registration Code

PHS

HL7Mapping Code

$PHS