AMYLASE, BODY FLUID

Specimen Required
Collect body fluid and centrifuge to remove cellular material. Send 1.0 mL fluid (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. Indicate fluid source on label.

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, CSF

Methodology
Enzymatic Colorimetric

Stability
Room temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Sunday

Turnaround Time2-5 days
Test CodeAMBF
CPT-4 Code (s)
82150
LOINC Codes
Amylase, Body Fluid: 1795-4
Fluid Type AMBF: 14725-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory