Test Directory

3203 Amylase, Serum

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Serum
7 Days 2 - 8°C
29-103 U/L

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Enzymatic

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To diagnose and monitor inflammation of the pancreas or other pancreatic diseases. Associated with Mumps and bacterial parotitis.

CPT Codes

82150

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