lipase A


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lipase A

A protein encoded by LIPA  on chromosome 10q23.2 that catalyses the hydrolysis of cholesteryl esters and triglycerides within lysosomes.
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This shows that the sensitivity of dual testing above the threshold level is 93%, which is only marginally better than the 91% achieved by lipase as a single test.
1) in serum are commonly used as aids in the diagnosis and follow-up of acute and recurrent pancreatitis (1); 19% of pancreatitic patients present with normal serum amylase (2), thus leaving lipase as the main hematochemical marker of this disease in a substantial number of patients.