Test directory: Amylase, Body Fluid

Ordering Code45
Test NameAmylase, Body Fluid
Preferred SpecimenSterile Body Fluid, excluding CSF
Preferred ContainerSterile Container
Other Specimen/ContainerBody Fluid in Lithium Heparin (Green), Body Fluid in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 1 Month
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Insufficient quantity, Specimen older than stability limits, Highly viscous specimen
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyEnzymatic Colorimetric

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Body Fluid TypeALLSee report.
Amylase, Body FluidALLIU/LSee report.