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Test ID: Z1984

Calprotectin

  • CPT Code: 83520
  • LOINC: 38445-3
  • Specimen Type: Stool
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 7 days
  • Instructions: 10 grams unpreserved stool. Frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered-don't add onto previously collected spec
  • Text: Fecal calprotectin is a direct measure of inflammation in the gut and and is directly correlated to disease activity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. As such, calprotectin has been called "the ESR of the gut." Elevations can be caused by IBD, infection, polyps, neoplasia or NSAID usage.
  • Methodology: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

 

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