Amylase isoenzymes


Description

May be used to differentiate between salivary/pancreatic diseases where total amylase is elevated. Will also detect macroamylase.


Request a test

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Additional information

Not applicable


Sending address

Chemical Pathology Reception
Level 1, Camelia Botnar Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service

Chemical Pathology


Sample requirements

0.5 ml lithium heparin plasma / serum. Send by 1st class post


Reference range

Qualitative report


Turnaround time

up to 5 weeks


Disease / group

Unexplained high enzyme activity.


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Chemical Pathology

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