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14693: Pancreatic Elastase 1 Print View
Pancreatic Elastase-1 IMMUNOASSAY  > 200  mcg/g 

PRIMARY
1 Stool 1 (0.3) g   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

The Elastase-1 is a quantitative enzyme linked immunosorbent assay for measuring concentrations of elastase-1 in feces as an aid in diagnosis of the exocrine pancreatic function.

Preferred Specimen: 1 gram stool
Collect undiluted feces in clean, dry, sterile leak-proof container.
Do not add fixative or preservative.
Setup Schedule
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
82656

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Specimens collected in formalin, MF, SAF or PVA; Cary-Blair media Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Assay Category: FDA Approved/Cleared






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