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Test Compendium

5504: LACTOFERRIN, FECAL, QUANT.

Test Code

  • 5504

Test Synonym

  • Fecal Lactoferrin, Stool Lactoferrin

Minimum Volume

  • 1 g

Specimen Requirements

  • Stool Specimen

Container

  • Container- Screw Top, Sterile Container

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 83631
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 1 gram stool in Clean screw-capped plastic vial with no preservatives

Additional Information

  • Stool (unpreserved, random) in Clean screw-capped plastic vial with no preservatives. Note: Formalin or PVA will be rejected Do NOT contaminate outside of container; do NOT overfill container. Loose/watery stools are acceptable. Ensure that no toilet tissue/sanitary materials are present in the submitted specimen. Ship refrigerated at 2(degrees)C to 8(degrees)C.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days