LEUKOCYTES, FECAL (WBC)
Collect specimen in a sterile container if under 24 hours old. If greater than 24 hours old, collect specimen in the formalin vial of the ova and parasite kit. Avoid contamination with urine or toilet paper. Cap securely.
Room Temp: 72 hours
Leukocyte analysis is a useful indicator of inflammation. Generally, inflammation is a product of bacteria-host interaction.