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AMYLASE BODY FLUID

Published on January 23, 2018

Amylase Body Fluid

SIM

10520 

CPT

82150 

Synonyms

BF Amylase 

Specimen Type

All body fluids except CSF.  Ex: Joint Fluid, Pericardial Fluid, Pleural fluid, Paracentesis fluid, Thorocentesis Fluid, Amniotic fluid, etc. 

Container

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

3 mL preferred, minimum 1 mL

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Refrigerated

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 2 hours 

Rejection Criteria

•Clotted fluid
•Mucoid fluid

Reference Range

None

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

Amylase 

Methodology

Enzymatic Rate Method 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday-Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

1-23-18

Supplemental

  

Reviewed by Sandy Hammett on January 23, 2018

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