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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:
1 gram stool
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Immunoassay (IA)
Special Instructions:
Collect 1 gm random formed stool, ship refrigerated. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Note: Pancreatic enzyme supplementation therapy should be discontinued prior to sample collection. A watery, diarrheal stool is not recommended for this test as some dilutions during the assay may give lower E1 concentrations than are actually present.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-10 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Normal = >200 ug Elastase/g stool Moderate Pancreatic Insufficiency = 100 - 200 ug Elastase/g stool Severe pancreatic insufficiency = <100 ug Elastase/g stool
CPT Code:
82656