Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

MiChart Code
Pancreatic Amylase
Soft Order Code
PAMY

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Amylase Isoenzyme, Pancreatic
Pancreatic Isomylase
PAMY
AMYLASE, PANCREATIC, SERUM

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Colorimetric Reaction

Test Usage

Evaluation of patients suspected of having acute pancreatitis.

Reference Range

0 - <24 months: 0-20 U/L; 2 - <18 years: 9-35 U/L; > or = 18 years: 13-53 U/L

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect blood in red top or SST tube from a fasting patient.

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in red top or SST tube from a fasting patient. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.0 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1.0 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
82150
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
1805-1

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.