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WBC Lactoferrin Stool  

SIM

40620 

CPT

83630 

Synonyms

WBC Stool, Lactoferrin,  Fecal WBC, Fecal Polys, Fecal Leukocytes,  

Specimen Type

Stool 

Container

Clean leak proof container

Collection Instructions

Liquid specimens (preferrred) or semi-solid feces in clean leak proof container.

Volume

5 gm

Additional Information

Do not submit specimens in preservatives or fixatives.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

None

Transport Requirements

Rferigerate

Specimen Stability

 Up to 2 weeks refrigerate (2-8 deg C). Greater than 2 weeks freeze -20 deg C 

Rejection Criteria

Contaminated specimens with urine, barium. 
Fecal swabs.Stools in preservatives or fixatives.

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Detection of elevated levels of lactoferrrin in stool. 

Methodology

Immunochromatographic 

Testing Frequency

Daily ( 1st and 2nd shift) 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018

Supplemental

 

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