Note: This is a home collection test kit that will be mailed to you. NOT to be used for children under the age of 2. This is a one day collection kit. Fasting Required:
Stool Special Instructions:
Ship to lab Monday-Thursday only. Specimen MUST be shipped within 48 hours of collection.
Refrain from taking digestive enzymes, antacids, and aspirin for two days prior to specimen collection, unless otherwise instructed by your healthcare provider.
Finish taking antifungal or antibiotic medications and wait three days before beginning collection.Results:
14-21 Business Days Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance. Description:
Calprotectin is a valuable clinical marker for inflammation associated with infectious, sore and harmful processes of the GI (Gastrointestinal) tract. It is the noninvasive “test of choice” for telling the difference between Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) from Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).