PANCREATIC ELASTASE STOOL

Code
900.3000
Name
PANCREATIC ELASTASE STOOL
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Elastase, Elastase-1, Fecal Elastase, PE 1
CPT Codes
83520
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44591
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Feces

Volume

5.0 g

Transport Info

Transfer 5 g feces to a plastic container with tightly fitting lid
Freeze specimen

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Normal: 201 µg/g or greater
Moderate to mild exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: 100-200 µg/g
Severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: 99 µg/g or less

Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Clinical Significance

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