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Lab Test Dictionary

Amylase


Synonyms

Timed urine Amylase

Specimen Type

Urine, Timed Collection

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB360

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Timed urine collection

Container Type

24-Hour Urine Container

Collection Instructions

Timed urine collection is preferred specimen (Random specimen acceptable but no normal values will be given) Keep urine on ice or refrigerated during collection Note duration of collection on specimen & paperwork


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

2.0 ml aliquot of timed urine collection

Minimum Test Volume

1.0 ml aliquot of timed urine collection

Processing Instructions

Have Med Tech measure total volume Note TV on paperwork Centrifuge & aliquot urine


Revised

01-11-06