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Test Code FLACF Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA

Reporting Name

Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA

Specimen Type

Fecal


Specimen Required


Preferred Specimen Type: Unpreserved stool

Supplies: Sterile stool container

Container/Tube: Sterile stool container

Specimen Volume: 5 g

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated

Collection Instructions: 5 grams fresh, unpreserved stool or stool preserved in Cary-Blair transport media (Agar Swab is not acceptable), shipped refrigerate in a plastic leak-proof container.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 gm

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fecal Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis:

NA

Thawing:

Cold OK; Warm reject

Lipemia:

NA

Icterus:

NA

Other:

Preservative other than Cary-Blair

Reference Values

Negative

 

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Analytic Time

1 - 2 days

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

CPT Code Information

83630

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FLACF Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA 40703-1

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FLACF Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA 40703-1

Method Name

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Interpretation

A positive result is indicative of the presence of lactoferrin, a marker for fecal leukocytes.

A negative result does not exclude the presence of intestinal inflammation.