Amylase – 24 Hr Urine
The urinary amylase can be used in differentiating between Macroamylasemia and Pseudocyst of the pancreas. If a patient suffers from Macroamylasemia, only the serum levels are raised. In the latter case, urinary level remains high for some weeks after an episode of acute pancreatitis.
How to prepare for the test?
No special preparation is needed for this test.