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AMYLASE

Test Name  AMYLASE 
Mnemonic  AMY 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   82150 
Department   
Container  Plasma Separator 
Alternative Container  Red, Serum Separator 
Handling  May also be performed on pericardial, pleural, peritoneal and synovial fluid. No reference ranges for body fluids. 
Preferred Volume  1.0 ml serum or heparinized plasma 
Minimum Volume  0.5 ML 
Stability  7 days at room temperature; one month refrigerated 
Reject Criteria   
Component   
Methodology  Colorimetric: Enzymatic 
Units  U/L 
Reference Range   28-100 U/L 
Neonate Reference Range   
Required Information   
Performed  Daily 
Reported   Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr 
Note  May also be performed on body fluids;source MUST be stated There are no reference range for body fluids 
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