Test Overview
Test Methodology

Rate (Ethylidene Blocked pNPG7)

Test Usage

Differential diagnosis of pancreatic disease

Reference Range *

30 - 100 IU/L

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code
AMYL
MiChart Code
Amylase
Synonyms
  • AMYLASE
  • AMYL
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
Red top or Green top (sodium or lithium heparin) tube. [rev 11/09]
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum
Billing
CPT Code
82150
Fee Code
20707
LOINC
1798-8