AMYLASE, BODY FLUID

Mnemonic

BFAMY

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Body fluid. Also acceptable: Fluid specimens collected in plain red or green (sodium or lithium heparin) tubes

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Refrigerated: 7 days, Frozen: 14 days

Testing Information

Performed

Mon -Sun

Method

Enzymatic

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not established

CPT Codes

82150

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM