Gastroenteritis-associated hyperamylasemia: prevalence and clinical significance.

  title={Gastroenteritis-associated hyperamylasemia: prevalence and clinical significance.},
  author={S Ben-Horin and Zvi Farfel and M R A Mouallem},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={162 6},
BACKGROUND Serum amylase levels can be elevated in various pathological conditions. However, acute gastroenteritis has not been widely recognized as a cause for hyperamylasemia. PATIENTS AND METHODS We conducted a retrospective study of amylase results for all patients hospitalized or discharged from the emergency department with a diagnosis of… CONTINUE READING