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Why do they test the fluid from a thoracentesis for amylase?
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Dr. Rita Agarwal
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Pancreas
To try and determine where is has or is coming from. Amylase may be a sign that that there is a problem with the pancreas nad although rare may be foind in thoracentesis fluid.

In brief: Pancreas
To try and determine where is has or is coming from. Amylase may be a sign that that there is a problem with the pancreas nad although rare may be foind in thoracentesis fluid.
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