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Research ArticleVolume 3 Issue 1

Serum Amylase Levels with Respect to Different Clinical Disorders: A Hospital-based Observational Study from Kashmir

Gowhar Rashid1, Gulzar Ahmad Bhat1,a, Aaliya Shah2,a, Tahseen Bilal Rather1,a, Ishrat Parvaiz1, Sayima Farooq1, Irfan Rashid1 and Syed Mudassar3*

1Department of Clinical Biochemistry, SKIMS, Kashmir, India
2Department of Biochemistry, SKIMS Medical College, Srinagar, India
3Professor and Head, Clinical Biochemistry, SKIMS, Kashmir, India
aContributed Equally to the Manuscript

*Corresponding Author: Syed Mudassar, Professor and Head, Clinical Biochemistry, SKIMS, Kashmir, India.

Received: December 07, 2021; Published: December 30, 2021


Background: Amylase- an enzyme produced by the pancreas and salivary glands facilitates the breakdown of dietary starch. Many clinical manifestations are caused by abnormal blood serum amylase levels. Hence, the idea of this retrospective study was to investigate the serum amylase levels among subjects visiting the main tertiary care hospital.

Methods: A total of 1578 patients tested for different investigations including serum amylase were recruited in the Outpatient/Inpatient sections of Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar for various ailments between March to November 2020.

Results: The average value documented for Serum amylase levels was 110.73 ± 85.0055 that is considered as within the acceptable limits. The average age recorded for the patients was 46.58 ± 19.73 years. There was no statistical significance between amylase levels and gender groups. However, there was a statistical significance between amylase levels and different age groups (p = 0.000).

Conclusion: There was a concordant increase of serum amylase levels with an increase in age.

Keywords: Amylase; Pancreatitis; Kashmir


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Citation: Syed Mudassar., et al. “Serum Amylase Levels with Respect to Different Clinical Disorders: A Hospital-based Observational Study from Kashmir". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 3.1 (2022): 65-68.

Copyright: © 2022 Syed Mudassar., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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