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Test Code CALPRO Calprotectin, Fecal

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:   Calprotectin, Fecal

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable:  Calprotectin, Stool

Performing Laboratory




Specimen Required

Containter/Tube:  Clean screw capped plastic container

Specimen: 1g random stool  (0.5 g min)

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerated

Stability: 4 Days Refrigerated

               1 Year Frozen

Note: Stool specimens should be received by the laboratory within 10 days of collection.


Note: Rejected for samples received more than 10 days of collection.

Reference Values

0 - 0120 ug/g

Test Classification and CPT Coding



Useful For

An in vitro diagnostic to aid in the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis, and to differentiate IBD from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory findings.

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5960000