LACTOFERRIN, FECAL

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send 5 g stool (1 g minimum) preserved in enteric transport media (Cary-Blair), refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen
Stool in sterile, screw capped container.

Rejection Criteria
Samples in preservatives other than Cary Blair

Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Unpreserved: Room Temperature: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 14 days
Preserved: Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeLACTF
CPT-4 Code (s)
83630
LOINC Codes
40703-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory