Specimen Type: Stool
AVERAGE TURNAROUND TIME: 9 days
Patient Requirements: Please refer to full instructions sent with the kit.
Evaluates immunological imbalance specific to gastrointestinal tract inflammatory disease activity. Calprotectin is effective in distinguishing IBD, IBS and gastrointestinal neoplasm. Eosinophil Protein X reflects IgE-mediated inflammation. Fecal EPX elevations can be associated with several conditions including IBD, IgE-mediated food allergies, parasite or worm infections and collagenous colitis.