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STOOL CALPROTECTIN

Synonym(s):

​Calprotectin

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​Please send first morning stool. Stool samples should be collected after stopping medications belonging to proton-pump inhibitors for 2 weeks before test.


One teaspoon or about 10mm3 of stool in a clean leak-proof container with a tight-fitting lid. If it is not possible to despatch the stool sample to the laboratory within the same day, the sample should be kept at 2-8oC in the refrigerator.


Stool mixed with transport media, preservative or urine is unsuitable for testing.

Storage and Transport

Method

​Rapid Immunoassay

Test Results

Reported the value obtained (xxx µg/g) with the interpretation and comments.

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

​Range 1-2 working days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Monday - Saturday

Remarks

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