Amylase, Body Fluid
0020506
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
AMY-FL
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Body fluid. Also acceptable: Fluid collected in plain red or green (sodium or lithium heparin).  
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Breast milk and salivary fluid. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.  
Remarks
Indicate source on test request form.  
Stability
After separation from cellular material: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
A reference interval has not been established for body fluid specimens.  
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Statement B: This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
82150
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020506Amylase, Body Fluid1795-4
0097114SR Source31208-2
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