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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:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Special Instructions:
Collect 1 gm random formed stool, ship frozen. 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: >200 ug Elastase/g stool = Normal 100 - 200 ug Elastase/g stool = Moderate to slight exocrine pancreatic insufficiency <100 ug Elastase/g stool = Severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
CPT Code:
82656