Test Details

Mnemonic

PE1

Ordering Code

3711720

CPT-4 Code(s)

82656

Specimen Information

Collect

Stool

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 g stool refrigerated in an IATA-approved screw-capped plastic container. Do not add fixative or preservative.

Minimum Volume

0.3 grams

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Formalin SAF, PVA or Carey-Blair transport medium

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Normal: >200 mcg/g
Moderate Pancreatic Insufficiency: 100 - 200 mcg/g
Severe Pancreatic Insufficiency: <100 mcg/g
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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