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Above 10 years
Lipase is an enzyme produced by the pancreas. The enzyme facilitates the breakdown of fats in food so they can be absorbed in the intestine. Higher levels of lipase could mean a problem with the pancreas, such as acute pancreatitis or sudden inflammation of the pancreas.
The Lipase - Urine (Spot) test is a diagnostic test that measures the level of lipase in the urine. This test is essential in detecting pancreatic diseases like pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Pancreatitis can lead to severe complications if left untreated. It is often characterised by symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.
Some of the common symptoms associated with pancreatic disorders include:
The Lipase - Urine (Spot) test is simple and non-invasive. The test requires an individual to submit a small sample of in a sterile container, which will be provided by the laboratory. The patient must follow the instructions given by the laboratory technician on how to collect the sample. The genital area should be cleaned before collecting the sample to reduce the risk of contamination. A random urine sample at any time of the day can be collected.
The collected urine sample will be sent to the laboratory for analysis. At the laboratory, the urine sample will be tested for the amount of lipase present. The results of the test will be available within 36 hours of sample collection.
If the results of the Lipase - Urine (Spot) test indicate high levels of lipase, it may be indicative of pancreatic disorders such as pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer. In such cases, the patient may need to consult a medical professional for further diagnosis and treatment. The patient may need further diagnostic tests such as CT scans or MRIs to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment options may include medication, surgery, or changes in lifestyle habits.
There are several benefits of opting for the Lipase - Urine (Spot) test. Some of the major advantages are as follows:
It is recommended that individuals with a family history of pancreatic diseases or pancreatic cancer or those with persistent symptoms should opt for the Lipase - Urine (Spot) test.
If you are looking for a test to detect the levels of lipase in your body, consider booking the Apollo 24|7 Lipase - Urine (Spot) test. The Lipase-Urine (Spot) test price is affordable and the test is highly effective in detecting pancreatic disorders.
Booking a Lipase - Urine (Spot) test on Apollo 24|7 is a simple and hassle-free process. You can book the test on Apollo 24|7 website or mobile application. All you need to do is to log in to the website or mobile application and select the required test from the list of available tests. Then select your nearest Apollo diagnostic centre and book your slot. The test results are usually available within 36 hours of sample collection.
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The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results