TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FLACF    
Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Fecal

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Preferred Specimen Type: Unpreserved stool

Supplies: Sterile stool container

Container/Tube: Sterile stool container

Specimen Volume: 5 g

Specimen Stability Information: Refrigerated

Collection Instructions: 5 grams fresh, unpreserved stool or stool preserved in Cary-Blair transport media (Agar Swab is not acceptable), shipped refrigerate in a plastic leak-proof container.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 gm

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis: NA
Thawing: Cold OK; Warm reject
Lipemia: NA
Icterus: NA
Other: Preservative other than Cary-Blair

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
FecalRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Ambient 14 days
 Frozen 14 days