Amylase

Test Code

AMY

Methodology

Testing performed on DxC 700 AU analyzes with serum testing.

Test Utility

Used in the diagnosis and monitoring of acute pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas).

Specimen Storage and Stability

Amylase is stable in serum for one week when stored at 15-25C and for up to one month when stored at 2-8C.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Serum free from hemolysis is the recommended specimen. Separate serum from blood cells as soon as possible. Gold Top or Tiger SST, minimum 2.0mL.

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed uncentrifuged

Reference Ranges

Performed

Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.

Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.

STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.

*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.

Contacts

Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

VibraHealthLab.com

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083