Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name AMYLASE
Components AMY
Synonyms
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: Lithium heparin Acceptable: Plain red or SST
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates - 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Enzymatic colorimetric assay
Reference Range Adult: Male and Female 28 - 100 U/L
CPT Code(s) 82150
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT < 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 4/7/2017


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