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Last Updated: April 15, 2024 @ 9:13 am

1184

Elastase-1 [Fecal]

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 5 gm (Min:1 gm) Random Stool in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
Special Handling:
  • Interferences include: NSAIDs, bloody stool, granulocytopenia due to bone marrow depression, Stool can go through 3 freeze/ thaw cycles.
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 7 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82653
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : >199 ug/g

ELASTASE-1 CONCENTRATION RESULTS
<100 ug/g Severe Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency.
100-199 ug/g Mild to Moderate Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency.
>199 ug/g Normal.
Components:
  • 1184 - ELASTASE-1
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