Sample Type: 24HRS URINE
Amylase is an enzyme produced by pancreas and salivary glands. Its main role is to digest carbohydrates. The test is used to help diagnose or monitor inflammatory conditions of the pancreas, cancers of the pancreas, or sometimes after removal of gall stones to monitor response to treatment.
Test is performed on a urine sample. A 24 hrs collection of urine is needed