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Test Code LAB2432 Lactoferrin, Stool

Additional Codes

St Lactofrn

Clinical System Name

Lactoferrin, Stool


Fecal Lactoferrin

Fecal Leukocytes

Fecal WBC Non-microscopic

Stool Lactoferrin

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Stool

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 5.0 g

Minimum Vol: 1.0 g


Note: Also Acceptable: 1.0 g - 5.0 g stool in enteric transport media (Cary-Blair).

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Specimens in any transport media than indicated above.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage Location: CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.


Off-site collection: Transfer 1.0 g - 5.0 g stool to an unpreserved, sterile screw-capped container. Transport refrigerated to Seattle Children's Main Lab.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Unpreserved Room temp 2 w
  Refrigerated 2 w
  Frozen 2 w


Specimen Type Temperature Time
Preserved Room temp 1 w
  Refrigerated 2 w
  Frozen 2 w



STAT Performed TAT
N Daily 3 - 4 d


Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221


Phone Number: (800) 522-2787


Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

CPT Codes



Method: Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Analytical Volume: 1.0 g Stool


Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name Lactoferrin, Fecal by ELISA
Reference Lab Test Code 0061164
Instructions Send out Monday through Friday with the ARUP courier.


Reference Ranges