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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Faecal elastase
Sample
Faeces
Sample container
Universal container / Faeces - with spoon / 20mL blue top
Volume required
1/4 pot
Special requirements for specimen collection
Sample should arrive in the laboratory on the same day as collected.
Storage
Freezer
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Used to assess exocrine pancreatic function.
Turn around time
15 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017