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Test Code LABLACF Lactoferrin (Fecal Leukocyte Assessment), Stool

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Mnemonic
LACTOFERRIN TEST LABLACF LACF

 

Methodology

Leuko E2 Vue Kit

An immunochromatographic test for the qualitative detection of elevated levels of fecal lactoferrin, a marker for fecal leukocytes and an indicator of intestinal inflammation.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Stool, liquid or solid

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL liquid stool or 1 g of solid stool

Additional Information: Label container with patient’s name (first and last), date and actual time of collection and type of specimen.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient 2 weeks/Refrigerate 2 weeks OK/Frozen OK

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

Negative=normal result

Positive=elevated levels of lactoferrin-abnormal result

Test Classification and CPT Coding

83630

Performing Laboratory

Microbiology-

Central Region: St. Joseph's Medical Center Lab

East Region: SMDC Clinical Lab, Virginia Hospital Lab

West Region: Fargo Hospital Lab, Fosston Hospital Lab, St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes Hospital Lab