Do not use to diagnose inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); may be used for monitoring IBD activity.
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
This test is New York DOH approved.
- Patient Preparation
- Specimen Preparation
- Transfer 5 g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g) Also acceptable: Place 5 g stool in enteric transport media (Cary-Blair) (ARUP Supply #29799). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787.
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Specimens in any transport media than indicated above.
- Unpreserved: Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
Preserved: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
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.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
|0061164||Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA|
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- Fecal Lactoferrin
- Fecal Leukocytes
- Fecal WBC Non-microscopic
- Stool Lactoferrin