Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Calprotectin Order Code : 12798R
Specimen Type: Fecal
Container Type: Stool container: screw-capped, plastic container without preservative
Required Volume: Preferred: 10 g random stool
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): Minimum: 5 g random stool
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Standard Run Times: Mon-Fri
Turnaround Time: 3-5 days
Special Handling: Date and time of collection must be documented on the container. Freeze sample after collection and send frozen (preferred).
CPT Codes: 83993
SHC EPIC Code: LAB12798R
Causes For Rejection: Refrigerated or thawed specimens received more than 72 hours post-collection will be rejected. Specimens collected directly from diapers are also not acceptable.
Department: Special Chemistry