Evaluation of patients suspected of having acute pancreatitis.
0 - <24 months: 0-20 U/L; 2 - <18 years: 9-35 U/L; > or = 18 years: 13-53 U/L
Not useful for diagnosing pancreatic cancer.
2 - 4 days
- Amylase Isoenzyme, Pancreatic
- Pancreatic Isomylase
- AMYLASE, PANCREATIC, SERUM
Collect blood in red top or SST tube from a fasting patient. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.