Test Overview
Test Methodology

Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Test Usage

A positive result is indicative of the presence of lactoferrin, a marker for fecal leukocytes. Do not use to diagnose inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); may be used for monitoring IBD activity.

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Limitations

A negative result does not exclude the presence of intestinal inflammation.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
FLACF
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FLACF (ARUP 0061164)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

Collect random stool specimen. Refrigerate (preferred) or freeze.

Normal Volume
5 grams
Minimum Volume
1 gram
Storage Temperature
Refrigerate or Freeze 7 days.
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by ARUP Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
83630
Fee Code
AA506
NY State Approved
No