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Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal

Components

Name Method Department Units
Pancreatic Stool Elastase Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Send Out ug/g

Specimen Requirements

Stool

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 gm or 5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)
Room temperature - 1 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Freeze immediately after collection.

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong type of specimen
  • Specimens in media or preservatives
  • Specimen collected on swab.

CPT Code

  • 83520