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Test Code Pancreatic Elastase Stool Pancreatic Elastase Stool

Order Code

FPANCZ

Methodology

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Prefered Specimen Type

Stool

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 gm random formed stool

Specimen Requirements

Ship frozen. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Watery, diarrheal stool is not recommended for this test as some dilutions during the assay may give lower E1 concentration than are actually present.

Routine Analytic Time

1 day

STAT Analytic Time

Not Available

Special Patient Preparation

Pancreatic Enzyme supplementation therapy should be discontinued prior to sample collection.