Lipase

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Lipase

Condition / Indication: Acute Pancreatitis

Special precautions & notes: Replaced amylase for ?acute pancreatitis investigation.

Reference range: 13 - 60 U/L

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: Hospital patients 4 hours; GP patients 24 hours