Pancreas Health

Biomarkers included in this panel:


Our bodies use amylase for the digestion of carbohydrates. Primarily the pancreas produces it, and unusual levels of amylase in the blood may point to a problem with the pancreas or the gynecological organs in women. An amylase test is often done alo

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Lipase is an enzyme produced by the pancreas and is used for digestion. Therefore, abnormal lipase levels are usually indicative of a pancreatic disorder. A healthcare professional may order a lipase test to diagnose or monitor such a condition.

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Trypsin is an enzyme made in the pancreas that helps digest protein foods. In pancreatitis, trypsin levels increase in the blood. The trypsin test is the most accurate test for acute pancreatitis.

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