Amylase, Isoenzymes AMYISO

Method(s) Quantitative Enzymatic
Components Pancreatic amylase, Salivary amylase, Total amylase
Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin) top tubes.

Transport 1 mL serum or plasma at 2-8°C. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Remarks

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed samples, body fluids.

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5011105
CPTCode 82150x2
Notes Salivary amylase is calculated as the difference between the total and pancreatic amylase.
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

See Laboratory Report

No Appointment Necessary
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