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Test Code FLACF Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

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

1 gm

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

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

Reference Values



Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

CPT Code Information


Method Name

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay