Testing performed on DxC 700 AU analyzes with serum testing.
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.
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.
Vibra Health Laboratory
Phone: (248) 846-0663
1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083