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Lab Test Dictionary

Calprotectin

Methodology

EIA


Synonyms

Fecal Calprotectin

Specimen Type

Stool

Performing Lab

RCHSD Microbiology


Epic ID

LAB00893

Lab Test Days

call Microbiology dept 858-966-7725

Standard TAT

2-5 Days

Stat TAT

not available


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-5 grams unpreserved stool

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Do not collect in diaper unless a portion of stool not in contact with urine can be submitted. Submit to lab as soon as possible.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 10 Days; Frozen: >10 Days

Rejection Criteria

Preserved specimen; Diapers; Swabs

Test Volume Required

5 grams

Minimum Test Volume

1 gram


CPT Codes

83993


Revised

09-26-19

Initials

KDF