What is the Urine Amylase test?
The Amylase test analyzes the amount of amylase in your blood or urine. Amylase is an enzyme, or a special protein, that helps to digest food. Most of the amylase is made in the pancreas and the salivary glands. The small amount of amylase in your blood and urine is normal.
When is the Urine Amylase test recommended?
It is recommended in:Acute pancreatitis, which is an unexpected and severe inflammation of the pancreas. When it is treated promptly, it usually gets better within a few days.Chronic pancreatitis, which is an inflammation of the pancreas that gets worse over time and can lead to permanent damage. This type of chronic pancreatitis is most often caused by heavy use of alcohol.A blockage in the pancreas
What does it measure?
The Urine Amylase test: Helps evaluate pancreatic and salivary gland disorders. An amylase urine test may be done along with or after an amylase blood test. One or both types of tests may be used to measure the amylase levels in people who are being treated for pancreatic or other disorders.The evaluation of amylase in urine is used as an indication of chronic hyperamylasemia, to exclude macroamylasemia, and in the detection or exclusion of renal insufficiency and diabetic nephropathy.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 15 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Urine Amylase test in Mumbai?
The cost of the Urine Amylase test in Mumbai is Rs.530.
How often should I get tested for the Urine Amylase test?
The Urine Amylase test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Urine Amylase test?
6.5 and 48.1 IU/h
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a urine sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Urine Amylase test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Urine Amylase test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Urine Amylase test in Mumbai?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book a Urine Amylase test with Orange Health Labs in Mumbai?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Mumbai. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!