Calprotectin


Test Information

Test Name

Calprotectin

Preferred Specimen

Faeces

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLW (confirmation testing); Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Instructions


Processing Information

Registration Code

CALP

Notes

  • When multiple faecal assays are required, each test must have a dedicated sample.

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory, see Sendaway notes

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemistry/PLW Immunology (for confirmation)

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry/PLW Immunology (for confirmation)

- Rotorua

Hospital request process in PLBOP Biochemistry/PLW Immunology (for confirmation); Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Hospital request process in PLBOP Biochemistry/PLW Immunology (for confirmation); Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory


Methodology

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Notes

Referral laboratory will not repeat calprotectin testing within 28 days.

Send Away Transport

Frozen (at least 4 hours)

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