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Amylase Creatinine Ratio- Urine *

SIM

10982 

CPT

82150 (x2), 82565,82570

Synonyms

 

Specimen Type

Serum and Urine 

Container

Urine container for urine
Gold or red-top tube for serum


Collection Instructions

Freshly collected random voided urine is optimal AND a blood tube for Creatinine testing collected within 30 minutes of each other.

Volume

Urine:   Max:  10 ml preferred
             Min:  1 ml
Serum/Plasma:  2 ml serum
                          Min: 0.5 ml

Additional Information

Diagnose pancreatitis

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions



Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated:  7 days

Rejection Criteria

Insufficient volume
Presence of an acid preservative in the urine
Serum Creatinine not collected within 30 minutes of urine collection

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

 

Methodology

 Amylase: Enzymatic Rate Method   Creatinine: Colorimetric 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

059360 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/5/2018  

Supplemental     * Denotes Reference Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 05, 2018

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