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Amylase
AMY

Information

Amylase is used in the differential diagnosis of acute or chronic pancreatitis

Methodology
Enzymatic (ENZ)
Specimen Required

1 mL serum from a serum separator tube (SST) (0.5 mL min). Centrifuge as soon as possible after clot formation. Preferably within 45 minutes after collection. Be sure barrier forms complete separation between serum and cells.

Transport Temp
Refrigerated

Stability
Ambient: 7 Days
Refrigerated: 7 Days

Performing Site: TOPLAB

CPT Code(s)
82150