Fecal Elastase

Pancreatic Elastase

Test ID   LAB979
EPIC Order
  Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal
CPT Code(s)   83520
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: Random stool specimen; see important Comments
  Micro: 1 gram of stool
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory - Quest Diagnostics
Turnaround Time   7-12 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report

  • A watery, diarrheal stool is not accepted for this test as dilution during assay may give falsely low E1 concentrations.

Reviewed by jcayless on January 22, 2020

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514