ScheBo Pancreas Elastase 1 Quick Test

Catachem Inc. is pleased to announce its partnership with ScheBo Biotech AG in Germany to bring to the USA, Schebo’s “Rule out“ test for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) – its Canine Pancreatic Elastase test. The Schebo Pancreas Elastase 1 Quick test is performed in the vet office on a stool sample eliminating the need to starve the animal overnight and then take a blood sample for Trypsin Like Immunoreactivity (TLI) testing at a reference laboratory. The test is specific for Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency and showed a 95.3% sensitivity and a 92% specificity in a clinical trial of 331 dogs of which 43 had known clinical EPI.
Any dog presenting with the following symptoms could have Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency:
  • Steatorrhoea (greasy/oily stools)
  • Diarrhea (loose/watery stools)
  • Vomiting
  • Cow-pat stool, frequent stools
  • Polyphagia (ravenous appetite)
  • Rapid weight loss, failure to thrive
  • Gas, abdominal discomfort
  • Borborygmus (tummy sounds)
  • Coprophagia (eating feces)
  • Poor coat condition (dry, dull, brittle)
The test is simple to perform:
A single small stool sample is sufficient.
  • Absolutely pancreas-specific
  • No additional equipment required
  • Results available 10 minutes after adding the stool extract
  • No starvation periods needed
  • No blood sampling
  • Intestinal inflammation does not affect the test result
  • Uses monoclonal antibodies – substitution therapy does not influence the test result
  • Store kit at 4 – 27 C (Does not require refrigeration.


Catalog No. Product Quantity per box
PE1C Pancreas Elastase 1 Quick 1
PE5C Pancreas Elastase 1 Quick 5
PE10C Pancreas Elastase 1 Quick 10

For more information on our Pancreas Elastase 1 Quick Test, please view our brochure.[:]