Amylase is produced by the exocrine pancreas and the salivary glands to aid in the digestion of starch. It is also produced by the small intestine mucosa, ovaries, placenta, liver, and fallopian tubes. ince the clinical use of amylase activity is usually to detect pancreatitis, the p-amylase form provides a useful test in the laboratory diagnosis of acute pancreatitis.Pleural effusion may occur secondary to inflammatory pancreatic disease. Exocrine products of the pancreas will occur in such body fluids.
Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Amylase Ascitic Fluid. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Amylase Ascitic Fluid.
Avoid alcohol before your test.
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