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Amylase

 

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Amylase

Alternative Names
  • Amy
  • Pancreatic Amylase
  • P-AMY (Pancreatic Amylase)

Test Code: 4508

CPT: 82150
Tests Included Amylase
Use Used to monitor or diagnose acute pancreatitis
Clinical Utility Elevated amylase levels indicates pancreatitis, while a low level may indicate damage to amylase-producing cells in the pancreas or kidney disease.
Intended Patient Population 18+ and Older Adult Males & Females
Patient Preparation None Specified
Sample Serum, Plasma
Tube Red, Green, Tiger 
Volume 4mL Whole Blood (1mL Serum/Plasma)
Min Sample Volume 0.5 mLs
Reference Ranges M & F ≥ 18 yrs old; 29-103 U/L
Analytical Measurement Range 10-2000 U/L
Units U/L
Test Methodology CNPG3
Test Turnaround Time 2 Days
Limitations None Specified
Shipping Requirements Refrigerated
Specimen Stability N/A
Reject Criteria Gross Hemolysis
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) Yes
CMS Guidance None
References 1. Burtis, C. A., Ashwood, E. R. and Bruns, D. E., eds., Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry 6th Edition (ISBN:
978-0-7216-3865-2), Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO (2007).