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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Calprotectin, Fecal

Test Name

Calprotectin, Fecal

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Small Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 10g Feces sample

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect Faeces sample in a sterile container. If refrigerated, specimen must be received Mon - Wednesday within 48 hours of collection.

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Send specimen in a screw-capped plastic container. Do not add preservative. Store and send frozen.

Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled or samples of non sufficient quantity.

Stability: Stable for 5 days Refrigerated and 1 month frozen.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

15 days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

1m - < 6m: < 538 mg/kg
6m - < 3y: < 214 mg/kg
3y - < 4y: < 75 mg/kg
4y - 17y: < 50 mg/kg
<= 18 years < 50 mg/kg

Test Code

CALPF

Methodology

ELISA

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: November 26, 2019