Serum lipase and amylase ratio in acute alcoholic and nonalcoholic pancreatitis by using Dupont ACA discrete clinical analyzer

This work involves a retrospective analysis of serum amylase, lipase, and lipase/amylase ratio in alcoholic and nonalcoholic patients diagnosed with acute pancreatitis. The purpose of this study was to test the reliability of the Dupont ACA method with respect to the lipase/amylase ratio as a discriminator, for the etiology of pancreatitis. Thirty-six… (More)