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25499 Cologuard DNA Stool Test

Cologuard DNA Stool Test
Test Code: COLOSO
Synonyms/Keywords
​Colorectal Cancer Screen (CRC)
Test Components
​11 DNA markers including fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for human hemoglobin.
Useful For

​Screening test for colorectal cancer (CRC)

In-house providers only, outreach will need to setup an account with Exact Sciences

Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Feces Cologuard collection kit ​Entire bowel movement
Collection Processing Instructions

​See Cologuard collection kit instructions included with Exact Sciences shipment.

Collection kit will be shipped to the patient directly from Exact Sciences and may take 7-10 days to receive.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fecal sample with preservative solution​ and separate FIT collection​ container ​Ambient ​Ship within 24 hours of collection
​Specimen must arrive at Exact Sciences within 72 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria
Noncompliance with Cologuard collection kit instructions and/or shipping requirements.
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Exact Sciences Laboratories​ ​Monday through Friday ​2 weeks ​Multi-target stool DNA marker assay, fecal immunochemical testing (FIT)
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Exact Sciences​ ​Negative
Synonyms/Keywords
​Colorectal Cancer Screen (CRC)
Test Components
​11 DNA markers including fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for human hemoglobin.
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Feces Cologuard collection kit ​Entire bowel movement
Collection Processing

​See Cologuard collection kit instructions included with Exact Sciences shipment.

Collection kit will be shipped to the patient directly from Exact Sciences and may take 7-10 days to receive.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fecal sample with preservative solution​ and separate FIT collection​ container ​Ambient ​Ship within 24 hours of collection
​Specimen must arrive at Exact Sciences within 72 hours of collection.
Rejection Criteria
Noncompliance with Cologuard collection kit instructions and/or shipping requirements.
Useful For

​Screening test for colorectal cancer (CRC)

In-house providers only, outreach will need to setup an account with Exact Sciences

Test Components
​11 DNA markers including fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) for human hemoglobin.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Exact Sciences​ ​Negative
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Exact Sciences Laboratories​ ​Monday through Friday ​2 weeks ​Multi-target stool DNA marker assay, fecal immunochemical testing (FIT)
For billing questions, see Contacts
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.