Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Avoid hemolysis. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 8 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 4 weeks
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 hrs
Usage: This is a marker of pancreatic disease being elevated in Acute pancreatitis and acute exacerbation of Chronic pancreatitis. It may also be elevated in cases of drug induced Acute pancreatitis and obstruction of pancreatic duct by stone / carcinoma.
Disease: Disorders of Pancreas
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required