Fecal Lactoferrin

Abbrev Code:FLACAG   
Order Code:LAB6393Order Name:Fecal Lactoferrin
Synonyms:Lactoferrin, Fecal; Fecal Leukocyte Marker
Methodology:Immunochromatographic assay
CPT Codes: 83630 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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IDDL Stool Collection Container Guidelines

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Liquid or semi-solid stool
Optimal Volume:3 grams
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 gram (pea-size)
Container:Plastic Leakproof Container or Sterile Stool Transport Vial
Causes for Rejection:Specimens that have been preserved in 10% formalin, merthiolate formalin, sodium acetate formalin, polyvinyl alcohol or other fixatives cannot be used. Solid stool.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory   (Grand Itasca, Lakes, Northland, Range, Ridges, UMMC East Bank)


Reference Range:Negative
Use:The qualitative detection of elevated levels of fecal lactoferrin, a marker for fecal leukocytes and an indicator of intestinal inflammation.

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