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Lactoferrin, stool

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code LACTOF
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method ELISA
Collection Instructions Collect stool in clean dry container. Do not use or add preservatives. Keep sample at room temperature and deliver to laboratory within 48 hours after collection.
Container type Urine cup
Amount to Collect 1 gram stool
10 grams for B&T patients
Sample type Stool
Preferred volume 1 gram stool
10 grams for B&T patients
Min. Volume 0.3 gram stool
UCSF Rejection Criteria Samples received > 48 hours after collection. Samples submitted in preservative.
Processing notes Freeze stool sample. Send to China Basin. Order Quest test # 10156.

For B&T patients order LabCorp test # 823513
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Sample thawed when received. Samples collected in preservative.
Normal range Negative
Stability Room temperature 48 hours, refrigerated 48 hours, frozen 3 weeks.
Turn around times Test set up 2x per week. Turnaround time 4-7 days.
CPT coding 83630-90
Last Updated 4/3/2012 9:39:53 PM
Entry Number 1341
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