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Blood Sciences

Blood Test Information

Amylase
 
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Tube type: SST

Reference range
<100

Units
IU/L

Turnaround Time
1 day

Department: Biochemistry

Clinical Application
Investigation of suspected pancreatitis. Elevated levels may also be seen in other intra-obdominal and salivary gland disorders. Isoenzyme measurement, macroamylase measurement and uruinary amylase measurement may also be useful in difficult cases

 
 

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