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Test Code FECLAC Fecal Lactoferrin Qualitative, LAB731

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must be refrigerated and arrive within 72 hours of collection.  Specimen may be stored at 2-8 degrees for up to 2 weeks.  Preserved specimens are not acceptable for testing.

 

1. Submit 1 mL of freshly passed stool in a screw-capped, sterile container. (Do not contaminate stool specimen with urine.)
2. Maintain sterility and forward promptly.
3. Indicate specimen source on specimen container and in computer.

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Detection of Lactoferrin by Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbant assay (ELISA)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83630