Faecal Elastase Test and Its Cost

Faecal Elastase Test

Faecal Elastase Test

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What is Faecal Elastase Test?

This test detects the presence of elastase in your stool. Elastase is an enzyme produced by specialised tissue in the pancreas, an organ located in the upper abdomen. Elastase aids in the digestion of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. It's an important part of your digestive process.

Other Names:

 Stool Elastase

Why it is used?

If you or your child has symptoms of pancreatic insufficiency, a faecal elastase test may be required. These are some examples:

  1. Pain in the abdomen
  2. Smelly, greasy faeces
  3. Malabsorption is a condition that interferes with your ability to digest and absorb nutrients from food. It can lead to malnutrition, a condition in which your body does not get enough calories, vitamins, and/or minerals.
  4. Losing weight without making an effort. This can cause growth and development delays in children.

What is the procedure for Faecal Elastase Test?

 A stool sample will be required of you. Your provider or the provider of your child will give you specific instructions for collecting and submitting your sample. You may include the following instructions in your instructions:

Put on some latex or rubber gloves.

Collect the stool and place it in a special container provided by your doctor or a laboratory. You could collect the sample with the help of a device or applicator.

Check the sample for the presence of urine, toilet water, or toilet paper.

The container should be labelled and sealed.

Take off your gloves and thoroughly clean your hands.

Return the container to your doctor or lab, either in person or by mail.

How does one prepare for the test? 

If you take pancreatic enzyme supplements, you should discontinue them five days before the test.

Required Documents for

  • * A doctor's prescription. 
  • * A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

The Cost Of Faecal Elastase Test In Delhi: 

The Faecal Elastase Test costs vary by region and facility. So, get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. Training and experienced professionals are staffed to assure patient and visitor safety.



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