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Amylase, Urine, 24 hr

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Test Description
Amylase, Urine, 24 hr
Test ID
UAMY24
Specimen Type
Urine
Specimen Requirements
Urine, 24 hour collection
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
Urine, 24 hour collection - Instruct the patient to void at 8 AM and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the 24-hour collection period (ie, 8 AM the next morning). Screw the lid on securely. Transport the specimen promptly to the laboratory. Container must be labeled with patient's full name, date and time collection started, and date and time collection finished and Total Volume. Adjust pH to alkaline range (just above pH 7) before storage.
Additional Processing Details
Refrigerate the specimen as it is collected. Instruct the patient to void at 8 AM and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the 24-hour collection period (ie, 8 AM the next morning). Screw the lid on securely. Container must be labeled with patient's full name, date and time collection started, and date and time collection finished.
Stability
2 days at 15-25˚C
14 days at 2-8˚C
Methodology
Enzymatic colorimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 Days
Testing Schedule
Monday - Saturday
Test Includes
Urine Amylase
CPT Code(s)
82150
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
3-26 U/Hr
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
19153-6, 1799-6