Lab Test : Amylase, Urine

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Alternate:Urine Amylase
Includes:Amylase
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:UAMY, UAMT
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Urine, random or timed
Volume:0.1 mL
Container:Clean plastic urine collection container with lid
Temperature:Refrigerate
Rejection:Contaminated with feces
Normal:Random: 0-150 U
Timed: 4-37 U/2hrs
46-640 U/24hrs
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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