Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal
0080526
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
PAN-ELAST
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 5 g stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 1 g)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Stool in media or preservative. Swabs.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval

Effective February 21, 2012
Normal 201 µg/g or greater
Moderate to mild exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 100-​200 µg/g
Severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency 99 µg/g or less
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
83520
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0080527Pancreatic Elastase
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Cross References
  • EL1
  • Elastase
  • Elastase-1
  • Fecal Elastase
  • Pancreatic Elastase Stool
  • pancreatic stool elastase
  • pancreatic stool elastase concentration
  • PE stool