Amylase (enzyme) level

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What is an Amylase Level?

An Amylase Level is a lab test that measures the level of the amylase enzyme in the blood. Amylase is an enzyme made in the pancreas and salivary glands, and it helps to break down carbohydrates for energy.

Why Would I Get an Amylase Level?

An Amylase Level is usually ordered to check for certain medical conditions such as pancreatitis, chronic liver disease, cystic fibrosis, or blockage of the salivary or pancreatic ducts. This test can also be useful in diagnosing conditions associated with elevated levels of amylase, such as mouth or salivary gland tumors.

What Happens During an Amylase Level?

A healthcare professional typically collects a blood sample by using a needle, which is then sent to a laboratory for analysis.

What to Expect After an Amylase Level?

The results of the test will be available through your medical provider in one to two days. Your health care provider will interpret the results of the test and explain them to you.

Conclusion

The Amylase Level is a lab test that measures the amount of the amylase enzyme in the blood. The test is used to detect certain medical conditions, as well as to diagnose problems related to elevated levels of amylase. A healthcare professional will collect a blood sample and send it to a laboratory for analysis. The results of the test will be available in a few days and your health care provider will explain them to you.

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