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TEST DESCRIPTION

TEST CODE

FPNL

CPT CODE

83520

EXPECTED TURNAROUND TIME

2-5 days 
(TAT is the interval starting when a specimen and order are received in the laboratory and ends with release of the test result.) In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary. In the event that reflex testing is performed TAT turnaround times can be extended.

TEST INCLUDES

Pancrea Elastase,Rst

SYNONYMS

NA

COLLECTION

SPECIMEN

Stool

COLLECTION CONTAINERS

Sterile container

COLLECTION AMOUNTS

Preferred: 5 grams

REJECTION CRITERIA

Stool in media or preservative. Swabs.

PROCESSING

SPECIMEN PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS

Transfer 5 grams of stool to an unpreserved stool transport vial. Refrigerate

SHIPPING/TRANSPORT & STORAGE

STABILITIES/STORAGE

AMBIENT
REFRIGERATED
FROZEN

Unacceptable
2 week(s)
1 month(s)

SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS

Ship refrigerated