Confused about Lipase Assays?

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Acute and chronic pancreatitis are now recognized to be common in both dogs and cats, but their diagnosis can be challenging. Various diagnostic tests have been used to confirm a diagnosis of acute and/or chronic pancreatitis, including the measurement of serum lipase activity, measurement of serum pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity (PLI), abdominal ultrasound, and histopathology. In this webinar, Dr. Steiner will discuss and answer participant questions about lipase assays, the common confusions about lipase testing, and what’s new in the field.

Discussion Topics:

  • An overview on lipase
  • Lipase types
  • Lipase assays
  • Assay performance