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Test Code LAB3647 Lactoferrin, Fecal

Test Name Alias

Stool leukocyte | WBC | Fecal Leukocyte | Stool WBC | LAB265 | 7139

Icons & Photos

Empty Vial of the Stool Collection Kit

Collection Instructions

Specimen Type: Stool


Container/Tube: Sterile Empty Vial (white cap) of the stool specimen collection kit.

Volume: Fill to the line on the container
Minimum volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: 

  • Be sure the cap is secured.
  • Fresh unpreserved stool is required.
  • See resources for patient collection sheet

Specimen Transport Temperature (off-site collection): Refirgerated or Ambient

Rejection Criteria

Specimens will be rejected if

  • Received in transport media or in preservative/fixative
  • Leaky specimens

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 14 days

Refrigerate:14 days

Frozen: Not acceptable

Laboratory Retention:3 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, usual TAT 24 hours.

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Spectrum Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI

Methodology

Qualitative immunochromatographic test

CPT

83630

CDM Code

4048418

Epic Test ID

1230101917

Interface Order Alias

55095

Mayo Access Code

SHO55095

Additional Information

This test replaces Fecal Leukocyte - Test Code 8895 as of 1/30/2017

Reviewed Date

3/18/2020