Amylase Test

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At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To diagnose pancreatitis or other pancreatic diseases

When to Get Tested?

If you have symptoms of a pancreatic disorder, such as severe abdominal pain, fever, loss of appetite or nausea

Sample Required?

A blood sample taken from a vein in the arm

Test Preparation Needed?

None