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ID:779 Osmolality (stool)
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Description A measure of tonicity / concentration
IndicationSevere watery diarrhoea for which no cause has been found, especially in paediatric patients [Thomas PD et al. Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea, 2nd edition. Gut 2003;52(Suppl V):v1-v15]
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

Interpretation

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Ref. Range Notes
UnitsmOsmol/Kg


IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT3 hours
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT24 hours
Turnround CommentNA
Originally edited by : SRG. Last edited on . Published By on 15/06/2009 15:17:58.