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Fecal Leukocyte Lactoferrin

SIM

40620 

CPT

83631 

Synonyms

WBC Stain, Fecal WBC, Fecal Polys 

Specimen Type

Stool 

Container

Clean air tight container.

Collection Instructions

Collect in clean tightly capped container.
No transport media or preservatives.
No rectal swabs.

Volume

5 gms

Additional Information

 

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

None

Transport Requirements

Room Temp; Deliver to lab as soon as possible

Specimen Stability

Up to 2 weeks refrigerated. 

Rejection Criteria


Contaminated specimens with urine, barium.
Rectal Swabs.
Quantity not sufficient.
Improperly labeled.

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Qualitative detection of elevated fecal lactoferrin in stool. 

Methodology

Immunochromatographic test for detection of fecal leukocytes 

Testing Frequency

Daily ( 1st and 2nd shift) 

 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

1/31/2018

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