PANCREATIC ELASTASE 1

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send 1.0 g stool (0.3 g minimum) refrigerated in an IATA-approved screw-capped plastic container. Do not add fixative or preservative.

Rejection Criteria
Formalin SAF, PVA or Carey-Blair transport medium.

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
Normal:   >200 mcg/g  
Moderate Pancreatic Insufficiency:   100-200 mcg/g  
Severe Pancreatic Insufficiency:   <100 mcg/g  

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodePE1
CPT-4 Code (s)
82656
LOINC Codes
25907-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory