A 34-year-old female asked:
I have different lipase values at different labs. at the one with a range from 73-343, i'm always well within normal, but at the one with a range from 12-60, i'm always slightly elevated. is this likely a lab variation, or is my lipase fluctuating?
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Pathology 49 years experience
Lab variation: Different test methods will give different results. If you do not have any symptoms, do not chase lab values.
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Endocrinology 57 years experience
Lab values: Best way to tell is to have same blood done in both labs. Discuss with Drs there who use both labs.
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