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#QC.16796: Calprotectin, Stool

COMPONENTS
Name Method Reference Range Units
Calprotectin, Stool Immunoassay < or = 162.9 g/g


SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
No Type Volume Temperature Container Type Instructions
1 Preferred Specimen(s) 1 g stool - unpreserved Minimum Volume 0.3 g Frozen Sterile leak-proof container  

GENERAL INFORMATION
Setup Schedule Set up: Mon, Fri Morning
Turn-Around Time Report available: 3 days
CPT Code 83993
Notes Limitations
NSAIDs may cause elevated results.

Performing Lab Quest Diagnostics Nichols Inst San Juan Capistrano
Test Performed Stat No
Clinical Utilities Clinical Significance
Diagnose inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Differentiate IBD from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).


Collection Instructions
  Collection Instructions
Collect undiluted feces in clean, dry sterile leak-proof container. Do not add fixative or preservative.