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Pancreatic Elastase Panel

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
PELAS MAYO
Specimen Type:
Stool
Tube Type:
Stool container
Collection Volume:
5 grams (minimum 1 gm) stool
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Special Instructions:
Collect 5 grams random formed stool, ship frozen if greater than 72 hours. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Note: Consistency of raw fecal sample may affect analytical performance.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
3 days
Additional Info:
Reference Values: Normal = >200 ug Elastase/g stool Moderate Pancreatic Insufficiency = 100 - 200 ug Elastase/g stool Severe pancreatic insufficiency = <100 ug Elastase/g stool Reference values apply to all ages.
CPT Code:
83520