Fecal Elastase

Pancreatic Elastase

Test ID   LAB979
EPIC Order
  Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal
CPT Code(s)   82656
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 - Joli Diagnostics
Turnaround Time   7-12 days
Reference Range Normal: See separate report
  • Pancreatic enzyme supplementation therapy should be discontinued prior to sample collection.
  • A watery, diarrheal stool is not recommended for this test as some dilutions during assay may give lower E1 concentrations than are actually present.

Reviewed by jcayless on February 29, 2016

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