LACTOFERRIN, FECAL

Mnemonic

WBCLEUKO

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Fresh stools or non-preserved stools refrigerated within 2 hours and up to 48 hours are acceptable.

Not recommended for breast feeding pediatric patients due to false positive results.

Preferred Volume

5 gm

Minimum Volume

3 gm

Transport

Specimens should be transported as soon as possible and stored between 2° and 8°C.

Rejection Criteria

Samples placed in preservatives

Stability

Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 2 days

Testing Information

Performed

7 days a week.

Method

Immunochromatography

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services-GSRMC

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative

CPT Codes

83630

Last Updated: Friday, September 28, 2018 02:02:01 PM