Amylase Test | Amylase Blood Test
Amylase Test measures the amount of Amylase enzymes in the blood.
Amylase is an enzyme produced by the Pancreas and the Salivary Glands. Amylase is one of several enzymes that helps digest proteins, fats and carbohydrates. In the event of pancreatitis (Inflammation of the Pancreas) or Mumps (Inflammation of Salivary Glands) the levels of Amylase rise, thus it is a very important test to confirm these ailments.
Preparation: There is no special preparation for this test.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: