Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | Amylase

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your amylase.

Test Amylase
Description

Amylase is an enzyme produced by the pancreas and secreted by the salivary glands. This test enables the assessment of the presence of pancreatitis, the confirmation of pancreatic cancer or the investigation of an acute persisting abdominal pain.

Testing moment

No fasting is necessary. Alcohol ingestion should be avoided 24 hours prior to the test. The urine : at random. A test generally required by blood and sometimes urine sampling.

Low values causes
High values causes
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Colitis
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Parotiditis
  • Pancreas-related cancer
  • Alcohol excess
  • Diuretics intake
  • Corticosteroid drugs
Notes

Complementary test : lipase.

To make an appointment for a blood test at home in order to assess your amylase, call 514 975-5226 .

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