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Blood tests can check for signs of related conditions, including infection, anemia (low blood count), and dehydration. A tumor marker called CA 19-9 may be checked if pancreatic cancer is suspected.

From: Pancreas Function Tests WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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National Institutes of Health. 

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Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on January 21, 2018

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