Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
AMYISO
Methodology

Quantitative Enzymatic

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

Within 24 hours

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube or plasma separator tube. Also acceptable: green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Body Fluids (refer to Amylase, Body Fluid, ARUP test code 0020506). Hemolyzed specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval
Component
Reference Interval
Pancreatic amylase 6-35 months: 2-28 U/L
3-6 years: 8-34 U/L
7-17 years: 9-39 U/L
18 years and older: 12-52 U/L
Salivary amylase 18 months and  older:  9-86 U/L
Total amylase 3-90 days: 0- 30 U/L
3-6 months: 7-40 U/L
7-8 months: 7-57 U/L
9-11 months: 11-70 U/L
12-17 months: 11-79 U/L
18-35 months: 19-92 U/L
3-4 years: 26-106 U/L
5-12 years: 30-119 U/L
13 years and older: 30-110 U/L

Interpretive Data



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

Salivary amylase is calculated as the difference between the total and pancreatic amylase.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82150 x2

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0020801 Pancreatic Amylase Isoenzyme 1805-1
0020802 Salivary Amylase Isoenzyme 1809-3
0020803 Total Amylase for Isoenzymes 1798-8
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Aliases
  • AMYISO
  • Amylase Fractionation
  • Pancreatic Isoamylase
Amylase, Isoenzymes