Chymotrypsin, Fecal
2005160
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
CHYMOTRYP
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic/Spectrophotometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Patients receiving pancreatic enzymes should discontinue taking the enzymes at least 5 days prior to stool collection.  
Collect
Random stool.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 g stool to a clean, unpreserved stool transport vial (ARUP Supply #40910). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.5 g)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
84311
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2005161Chymotrypsin, Fecal
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Cross References
Performed at Quest Diagnostics