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Lipase

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Synonym/Acronym:
Triacylglycerol acylhydrolase.

Rationale
To assess for pancreatic disease related to inflammation, tumor, or cyst, specific to the diagnosis of pancreatitis.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Ensure specimen collection takes place prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ECRP).

Normal Findings
Method: Enzymatic spectrophotometry.

Conventional and SI Units
Newborn–older adult0–60 units/L

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Lipase." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425234/2/Lipase.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Lipase. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425234/2/Lipase. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Lipase. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425234/2/Lipase
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Lipase [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425234/2/Lipase.
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