Table 2

Median (range) concentrations of the immunoreactive activation peptide of carboxypeptidase B (irCAPAP) in urine and serum and serum pancreatic amylase  

irCAPAP (nmol/l)
DiagnosisUrineSerumAmylase (μkat/l)
Acute pancreatitis
Mild0.600  (0–80.5)1.000  (0.4–25.0)31.0  (5.2–160)
Moderate 30.0 (0.6–400.0)6.1 (0.7–20.8)40.0 (14–180)
Severe220.0 (150.0–300.0)17.1 (9.3–70.0)89.0 (22.0–198.0)
Non-acute pancreatitis0.000 (0.0–1.5)0.000 (0.0–0.0)
Pancreatic cancer0.000 (0.0–0.0)0.000 (0.0–0.0)