Lipase Blood Test
    Lipase Blood Test
    Lipase Blood Test
    Lipase Blood Test
    Lipase Blood Test

Lipase Blood Test

£69.00

Measure the level of the enzyme, lipase, in your blood to help diagnose and monitor disorders involving the pancreas, like acute or chronic pancreatitis.

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Lipase Blood Test

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Is it for you?

Are you experiencing symptoms of pancreas inflammation like severe stomach or back pain, fever, loss of appetite, or nausea?

This blood test is often used alongside an Amylase test to diagnose and monitor acute (short-term) pancreatitis, chronic (long-term) pancreatitis, and other disorders involving the pancreas.

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Pancreas health

Lipase

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Lipase is an enzyme produced in the pancreas that helps with the digestion of fatty foods and is necessary for the digestion and absorption of nutrients in the intestines. Small amounts of lipase are present in blood but if the pancreatic cells are inflamed, increased amounts pass into the blood.
Special instructions

How to prepare for your test

Prepare for your Lipase Blood Test by following these instructions. Do not eat or drink anything other than water for 12 hours prior to your test. If you take medication then you are allowed to take it as you would normally.

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FAQs

What are the symptoms of pancreas inflammation?

Small amounts of lipase are present in the blood, but if the pancreatic cells are inflamed, increased amounts pass into the blood. Symptoms of pancreas inflammation include severe stomach or back pain, fever, loss of appetite and nausea.

What is a lipase blood test?

Our lipase test is often completed alongside an Amylase test to help diagnose and monitor acute pancreatitis, chronic pancreatitis, and other disorders involving the pancreas.

What is lipase?

Lipase is an enzyme produced in the pancreas, mouth, and stomach. It helps with the digestion of fatty foods and is necessary for the digestion and absorption of nutrients in the intestines.

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