Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal by ELISA (INACTIVE as of 08/17/20: Refer to 3002858 with the August Hotline)
Test for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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)
Stool in media or preservative. Swabs.
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year
Effective August 7, 2017
|Greater than 200 µg/g||Normal|
|100-200 µg/g||Moderate to mild exocrine pancreatic insufficiency|
|Less than 100 µg/g||Severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency|
Reference range does not apply for infants less than one month old.
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Enzyme substitution therapy does not influence the determination of pancreatic elastase 1.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Fecal Elastase
- Pancreatic Elastase Stool
- pancreatic stool elastase
- pancreatic stool elastase concentration
- PE stool