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Lipase Test

Lipase is an enzyme produced by the pancreas and discharged into the duodenum. This test enables to assess the presence of pancreatitis, to confirm pancreatic cancer or to investigate an acute persisting abdominal pain.
Testing moment
Refrain from eating for 8 hours prior to the test.
High values causes
  • Alcoholism
  • Pancreas cancer
  • Pancreatic lithiasis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Renal troubles
  • Gastric ulcer

Complementary test : Amylase.

How to get tested

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

Perscription & Insurance

All our tests require a medical prescription recommended by any practicing doctor in the province of Quebec.

These prescriptions are necessary in order to proceed with either test and we urge that all medical requests originating from offices or clinics be duly identified.

All medical analysis requested by your doctor are reimbursed by a majority of private insurance companies!