Test Details

Mnemonic

LACTF

Ordering Code

3688420

CPT-4 Code(s)

83630

Specimen Information

Collect

Stool

Specimen Preparation

Send 5 g stool preserved in enteric transport media (Cary-Blair), refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen

Stool in sterile, screw capped container

Minimum Volume

1 g

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Samples in preservatives other than Cary Blair

Stability

Unpreserved:
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days

Preserved:
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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