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Faecal Fat (Sendaway test)

Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code:MON
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

This test is no longer available. Faecal elastase measurement is preferred for the investigation of fat malabsorption. Consult Pathologist for further information.

Specimen Types:Faeces 72 hour
Container Types:
Faecal collection Tin
Adults Volume or Mass:150 g
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Store frozen
Assay Frequency:Fortnightly
External Laboratory:Monash Pathology
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