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Pancreatic Elastase

Alternate Names
Elastase, Pancreatic Elastase 1, PANE, Faecal Elastase
Ordering Information
Please note: There is no Medicare Rebate for this test and patients may receive an invoice.
Laboratory
Biochemistry
Specimen
Faeces
Container
Faecal Pot (Brown topped)
Minimum Adult Volume
1g
Minimum Paediatric Volume
None
Frequency
As required
Reference Interval

Pancreatic Elastase Reference Interval:

Greater than or equal to 200 ug/g = normal.

100 to 200 ug/g = mild to moderate exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.

Less than 100 ug/g = severe exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.