Test Catalog

Test Id : FLACF

Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA

Method Name
A short description of the method used to perform the test

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

NY State Available
Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name
Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA

Aliases
Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Fecal Lactoferrin

Fecal Leukocytes

Fecal WBC Non-Microscopic

Stool Lactoferrin

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 Type Temperature Time Special Container
Fecal Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
Ambient 14 days
Frozen 14 days

Reference Values
Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Negative

 

Interpretation
Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

A positive result is indicative of the presence of lactoferrin, a marker for fecal leukocytes.

A negative result does not exclude the presence of intestinal inflammation.

PDF Report
Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Day(s) Performed
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Sunday through Saturday

Report Available
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

1 to 6 days

Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

ARUP Laboratories

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CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

83630

LOINC® Information
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FLACF Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA 40703-1
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
FLACF Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA 40703-1

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
Test setup information contains test file definition details to support order and result interfacing between Mayo Clinic Laboratories and your Laboratory Information System.

Excel | Pdf

Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

Normal Reports | Abnormal Reports

SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

SI Normal Reports | SI Abnormal Reports