To assist in diagnosis and evaluation of the treatment modalities used for pancreatitis.
Serum (1 mL) collected in a red- or tiger-top tube. Plasma (1 mL) collected in a green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable.
|Conventional & SI Units|
|3–90 d||0–30 units/L|
|3–6 mo||6–40 units/L|
|7–11 mo||6–70 units/L|
|1–3 yr||11–80 units/L|
|4–9 yr||16–91 units/L|
|10–18 yr||19–76 units/L|
|Adult–older adult||30–110 units/L|
|Values may be slightly elevated in older adults due to the effects of medications and the presence of multiple chronic or acute diseases with or without muted symptoms.|