|Description||This test is no longer routinely available. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for further discussion if required Diarrhoea, abdominal pain, hypokalaemia and excessive weight loss may be due to laxative abuse.|
|Indication||Suspicion of abuse of laxatives.|
|Collection Conditions||No restrictions.
|Freq.||Referred to external laboratory|
|Ref. Range (Male)|| |
|Ref. Range (Female)|| |
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| |
|Ref. Range Notes||
|Units|| - Not Defined -|
|IP Acute TAT||7 days|
|IP Routine TAT||7 days|
|GP Acute TAT||7 days|
|GP Routine TAT||7 days|
Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 23/11/2018 16:49:20. Published By on 23/11/2017 16:49:20.