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Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal

Mnemonic:    [ST PanElas]
Name:    Pancreatic Elastase, Fecal
Specimen:    5 Grams stool submitted in a sterile container.
Stool sample must be refrigerated within 4 hours of collection.

Stool in media or preservatives is unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    1 Gram
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Ambient 1 week; Refrigerated 1 week; Frozen 1 Year
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0080526
  Method:    Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stool Sample Collection Instructions, No Preservative