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Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal

Order Name STOOL ELAS
Test Number: 3502350
Revision Date 01/01/2022
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal
Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay 25907-7 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 5g (1g) Stool, Random Sterile Screwtop Container Frozen
Instructions Interruption of enzyme substitution therapy recommended in order to avoid the possibility of cross-reaction with porcine enzymes.
Transfer 5 g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial.
Unacceptable Conditions: Stool in media or preservative. Swabs.
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 30 days
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Sun - Sat 
Expected TAT 1 -3 days after test set up  
Clinical Use The Elastase-1 is a quantitative enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for measuring concentrations of elastase-1 in feces as an aid in diagnosis of the exocrine pancreatic function. 
CPT Code(s) 82653
Lab Section Reference Lab