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Calprotectin

Source Stool
Mnemonic

MISCREFNON

Misc Ref Non-Blood Test Name field: Calprotectin

Specimen Requirements

50 mL random stool collection, 10 mL minimum

CLS staff: Transport to DSC Accession. DSC Referrals will oversee the physician approval process.

Note to ordering physician: This test requires review and approval by CLS Medical & Scientific staff. Please contact CLS Referrals at 403-770-3285 for further information on the approval process.

Specimen Handling

PSC and RRL: Transport on ice to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

Extra-regional: Freeze prior to transport to DSC. Send specimen in a separate bag with a photocopy of the requisition.

DSC: Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information Acceptable: 3 thaw cycles, with not more than 48 hours per thaw cycle.
Testing Location Hamilton Reference Lab
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s) Fecal Calprotectin
Reference Interval