For this test to be of value, the stool specimen must be well formed - liquid or semi-liquid stools can produce artefactually lower Faecal Elastase results which may lead to clinical mis-interpretation.
This test is not medicare-rebatable. ( The cost is $40.00)
|Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab|
After checking the sample is a formed stool, it is to be frozen by the recieving laboratory.
Result Turnaround Time:
>200 ug/g faeces
Laboratory Use Only