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ID:383 Lundh Test
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DescriptionThis test is NO LONGER AVAILABLE.
IndicationDetect & assess pancreatic function in suspected chronic pancreatitis or carcinoma of pancreas head
Additional InfoA test meal of carbohydrate, protein & fat is given, which stimulates secretion of cholecystokinin and secretin from duodenal mucosa. These in turn, stimulate secretion of pancreatic juices, which are assessed by tryptase activity
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation<6 IU/L is seen in 67% chronic pancreatitis & 80% head carcinomas. False positives in coeliacs, long standing DM, duodenal ulcers, partial gastrectomy.

DepartmentBiochemistry
Sample* Not Specified *
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IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT- Contact Laboratory
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : . Review due on 10/05/2013 16:28:56. Published By on 10/05/2012 16:28:56.