|SQ Code:||UAMY, UAMT|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes|
|Specimen:||Urine, random or timed|
|Container:||Clean plastic urine collection container with lid|
|Rejection:||Contaminated with feces|
|Normal:||Random: 0-150 U|
Timed: 4-37 U/2hrs
|Uses:||Differential diagnosis of pancreatitis, elevated in about one fourth of patients with carcinomas of pancreas.|
|Limitations:||Very unstable in acid urine: adjust pH to alkaline range before storage.|
|Method:||Colorimetric biochromatic rate|
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