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Test Code:
AMSF

Order Name:
Amylase (Fluid)

 
Useful For:
Evaluation of patients suspected of having acute pancreatitis
 
Methodology:
CNPG3 Substrate
 
AliasesName:
Amy (Amylase), Fluid
 
 
 
Test Code:
AMSF

Order Name:
Amylase (Fluid)

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Fluid, Sterile container/ Clean container
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Fluid, minimum volume 2 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
1. Plastic vial
2. Sterile container
3. Clean container
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis: 3+ reject
 
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Fluid Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
AMSF

Order Name:
Amylase (Fluid)

 
Method detail:
CNPG3 Substrate
 
Schedule:
Tested daily (24 Hours)
 
Turnaround Time:
Collected specimen to report within 1.5 hours (90 mins)
 
Performing Location:
Chemistry, Laboratory Department Tel. 13224
 
Specimen Retention Time:
7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
AMSF

Order Name:
Amylase (Fluid)

 
 
Clinical Information:
Normal individuals have low but measurable serum and urine α‑amylase activity which is produced in the pancreas and parotid glands. Measurement of α-amylase activity is of value in diagnosing pancreatitis and other pancreatic disorders which result in elevation of serum and urine α-amylase activity.
 
Clinical Reference:
Manufacturer’s reagent package insert, Architect® Amylase,
ABBOTT Laboratories, Diagnostic Division, Abbott Park IL 60064 USA, August 2015.