To assess for pancreatic disease related to inflammation, tumor, or cyst, specific to the diagnosis of pancreatitis.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Ensure specimen collection takes place prior to endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ECRP).
Method: Enzymatic spectrophotometry.
|Conventional and SI Units|
|Newborn–older adult||15–60 units/L|
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
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