Calprotectin, fecal

Alphabetical Test listing

Calprotectin, fecal-13385

  
Calprotectin, fecal
  
13385
  
LAB13385
  
CALPRF
  

An in vitro diagnostic to aid in the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, and to differentiate IBD from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings.

  
Stool
  
  
1.0 g
  
0.5 g
  
  • Do not contaminate outside of container
  • Do not overfill container
  • Loose stools are acceptable
  

Freeze

  

Screw cap plastic container (non sterile)

  

Frozen (preferred) - 1 year

Refrigerated - 4 days

Stool specimens should be received by the laboratory within 10 days of collection

  
  • Serum or plasma received
  • Stool contaminated with urine
  • Specimen older than 10 days of collection before tested
  • Samples taken from diapers unless portion taken has not been in contact with diaper material
  • Preserved stool
  
LabCorp Burlington (123255): R-LC
  
Mo - Fr
  
4 - 6 days
  

Quantitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

  

Concentration  

Interpretation    

Follow-up

 < 16 − 50 μg/g

 Normal

 None

 > 50 − 120 μg/g

 Borderline

 Re-evaluate in 4 - 6 weeks

 > 120 μg/g  

 Abnormal

 Repeat as clinically indicated

  
83993
  
Result 38445-3
  
03/27/2019
  
12/13/2109
  
02/19/2021