AMYLASE, URINE

Mnemonic

AMYUT

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Timed collection in a sterile container

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C).

Stability

URINE: Ambient (20-25°C): 1 day; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 1 week; Frozen (at or below -20°C): Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Colorimetry

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories.

Reference Values

Reference Values

Urine:0-17 U/hour

CPT Codes

82150

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