AMYLASE ISOENZYMES

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis

Methodology
Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Total Amylase:   21-101 U/L  
Pancreatic Amylase:   13-53 U/L  
Salivary Amylase:   <48 U/L  
Macroamylase: Not Detected

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeAMYIS
CPT-4 Code (s)
82150 x 2
LOINC Codes
Total Amylase   1798-8  
Pancreatic Amylase   1805-1  
Salivary Amylase   1809-3  
Macroamylase   15358-5  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory