II. Indications

  1. Evaluation of dysentery (inflammatory Diarrhea)

III. Mechanism

  1. Lactoferrin is a Leukocyte marker that increases in Bacterial Infections
  2. Stool Lactoferrin replaces fecal Leukocyte count

IV. Efficacy

  1. More accurate than Fecal Leukocytes in demonstrating inflammation
  2. Test Sensitivity: >90%
  3. Test Specificity: >70%

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Ontology: Lactoferrin | stool (C1991253)

Concepts Biologically Active Substance (T123) , Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein (T116)
LNC LP52026-9
English Lactoferrin | stool