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|Container type||Clean collection container|
|Amount to Collect||1 g stool|
|Sample type||Formed stool|
|Preferred volume||1 g stool|
|Min. Volume||1 g stool|
|Processing notes||Freeze at -20C. Ship by overnight courier (Federal Express) to arrive on Tuesday or Wednesday.
Ship to: Joli Diagnostics, Inc.,Laboratory, 2451 Wehrle Drive,, Williamsville, New York 14221, ph: 716-639-0443, fax: 716-639-0471
|Turn around times||Test run Wednesday AM. Turnaround 3-10 days|
|Additional information||Pancreatic elastase can be decreased in a variety of diseases resulting in pancreatic insufficiency. Decreases are most often seen in acute and chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, and diabetes mellitus.
Reference values from: Loser C, Mollgaard A, Folsch UR. 1996. Fecal elastase 1: A novel, highly sensitive, and specific tubeless pancreatic function test. Gut. 39(4):580-586.
|Last Updated||3/24/2013 7:15:03 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667