Amylase Enzymatic Serum Test53+ booked in last 3 days
An amylase enzymatic serum test measures the amount of amylase in a person's blood.
Frequently Asked Questions
This enzyme is produced in the pancreas; hence its estimation yields information about the functioning of pancreas and also indicative of several pancreatic disorders-acute pancreatitis, importantly. It can also be used to diagnose chronic pancreatitis and other pancreatic disorders.
Your doctor may recommend this test for you if you show symptoms of a pancreatic disorder. The symptoms include:
- Nausea and vomiting
- Severe pain in the abdomen
- Loss of appetite
- Recurring Fever
Amylase is one of several enzymes produced by the pancreas in order to facilitate digestion of carbohydrates. This test measures the amount of amylase in the blood or urine or sometimes in peritoneal fluid-fluid present in the abdomen.
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