AMBF - Overview: Amylase, Body Fluid

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Test ID: AMBF    
Amylase, Body Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Evaluation of patients suspected of having acute pancreatitis.


If ascites are present, it is occasionally used to demonstrate pancreatic inflammation. If this is true, the level will be at least ten times that of serum.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Substrate Kinetic

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Amylase, BF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Amylase Frac, Body Fluid
Amylase, Macro, Body Fluids
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