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Pancreatic Elastase-1 (14693)

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA)


Synonyms

Fecal Elastase; Elastase 1; Pancreatic

Specimen Type

Stool

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01031

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

3-5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.3-1 g Stool

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Collect undiluted feces in clean, dry sterile leak-proof container. Do not add fixative or preservative.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=7 Days; Refrigerated=7 Days; Frozen=1 Year

Rejection Criteria

Specimens collected in formalin, MF, SAF, or PVA; Cary-blair media

Test Volume Required

1 gm Stool

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 gm Stool


CPT Codes

82656


Revised

01-26-20

Initials

SL