3170: PANCREATIC ELASTASE, FECAL
- Pancreatic Elastase-1, Fecal Elastase
Turn Around Time
- 3 g STOOL SPECIMEN
Submit stool (unpreserved random) in a screw-capped plastic container
- Do NOT contaminate outside of container. Do NOT overfill container. Do NOT submit watery stool.
Do NOT use a preservative.
Causes for Rejection: Serum or plasma received; stool contaminated with urine; sample outside of the container; watery or unformed (loose) stool
submitted: preserved stool received.
Specimens should be transported refrigerated (ice packs) or FROZEN if transport temperature is expected to exceed 40 degrees C (104 degrees F).
- STABILITY: AMB: 3 days RF: 14 days FR: 1 yr