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LACTOFERRIN, FECAL QUALITATIVE

Mnemonic

FE LACTO

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Stool

Handling

Transfer 5 g stool to a clean, leak-proof container or enteric transport media (Cary-Blair).

Preferred Volume

5 g

Minimum Volume

1 g

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Specimen preservatives other than Cary-Blair

Stability

UNPRESERVED: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

PRESERVED: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Referral Lab

ARUP (61164)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative

CPT Codes

83630

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:01 AM


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