pancreolauryl test

pancreolauryl test

(for pancreatic function) the oral administration of fluorescein dilaurate and the monitoring of its cleavage to yield lauric acid as a measure of pancreatic esterase activity.

pancreolauryl test

A non-invasive test of pancreatic function that depends on the ability of pancreatic enzymes to split a substance given by mouth, the products of which can be detected in the urine.
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Among tubeless pancreatic function tests, the serum pancreolauryl test (PLT), as modified by our group (2), is used to evaluate exocrine pancreatic function and to grade the functional impairment of the gland (3).
Clinical utility of the serum pancreolauryl test in diagnosis and staging of chronic pancreatitis.