For examination of your stool, you have been referred to Laboratorio di Servicio. In this instruction sheet you will find instructions for the collection and delivery of the stool sample.
Your practitioner has requested laboratory test in stool (feces). For a good result it is essential that you collect, store and transport the stool according to the laboratory procedures and bring it to the laboratory. The collection of the stool sample takes place in a feces collection container which you receive with this leaflet at our laboratory or at one of our other the branches.
The application form from the attending physician must be returned with the sample, with a valid AZV card. The stool sample should be delivered in a brown paper bag before 3:00 pm at our main branch or before closing time at one of our other branches of Laboratorio di Servicio which is closest to your home.
It is not necessary to make an appointment for this test.
ATTENTION! It is very important that, when handing in the sample, it has your identification and it is handed to a Laboratorio di Servicio employee. This means that the name, surname and date of birth of the patient must be clearly stated. If the patient delivers the sample without this data, it will not be accepted and the test must be repeated.
The result of the examination will be sent to the attending physician within 2-3 working days.
If you still have questions after reading this information,
please contact the laboratory at 582-0999.