Corpus ID: 8694382

Serum amylase and lipase activities in the diagnosis of pancreatitis in dogs.

@article{Strombeck1981SerumAA,
  title={Serum amylase and lipase activities in the diagnosis of pancreatitis in dogs.},
  author={D. R. Strombeck and T. Farver and J. Kaneko},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1981},
  volume={42 11},
  pages={
          1966-70
        }
}
To determine the usefulness of information provided by measurement of serum amylase activity in the evaluation of dogs for pancreatitis, the relationship of amylase activity to lipase activity in 713 paired serum samples was investigated by statistical analysis. Little change in mean amylase concentration was found until lipase values exceeded 800 U/L. The ranges of amylase activity (mean +/- 2 SD) were essentially the same for dogs with no pancreatitis (0 to 100 U of lipase activity/L) as for… Expand
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