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Evaluation of patients suspected of having a gastrointestinal inflammatory process. Aids in distinguishing irritable bowel disease (IBD) from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), when used in conjunction with other diagnostic modalities, including endoscopy, histology, and imaging.
Negative: <50.0 mg/kg
Indeterminate: 50.0 – 119.9 mg/kg
Positive: >=120.0 mg/kg
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect random stool sample. If multiple tests are ordered, them must each have their own sample. Sample must reach special chemistry laboratory within 96 hours (4 days) of collection.
Collect random stool sample and refrigerate. Sample must reach special chemistry within 96 hours (4 days) of collection. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Specimen cannot be added on to a previously collected specimen. Specimen cannot be collected from a diaper. If a specimen delayed longer than 4 days, freeze.