Pancreatic Enzyme Analysis

Test Code
6617

CPT Codes
82150, 83690, 83986, 84157, 84311, 84485

Preferred Specimen
Minimum: 0.5 mL duodenal fluid, submitted in a sterile plastic, leak-proof container

Instructions
Please note: The laboratory is closed on weekends and holidays. When shipping, please ship overnight and ensure a weekday delivery.

Approximately 0.5 mL duodenal fluid is necessary to perform the total enzyme analysis. The fluid must have a pH of 6.5 or above at the time of collection. A lower pH suggests gastric contamination, which will irreversibly destroy the enzyme activities.

Freeze immediately and keep the fluids frozen until shipping.

Transport Temperature
Frozen 70°C

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen (-70°C):Indefinitely

Methodology
Spectrophotometric • Titrimetric

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri a.m.; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
JOLI Diagnostics, Inc.
1348 North Forest Road
Williamsville, NY 14221



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.