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Amylase, timed (2 hour) urine

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, if testing is requested between midnight and 8:00 AM.
Available Stat? Yes
Test code AMYU
Test group Amylase
Performed by Parnassus Chemistry
In House Availability Test available 7 days per week from 8:00 AM to midnight only.
Method Spectrophotometric, enzymatic rate
Collection Instructions Two hour collection recommended
Container type 24 hour urine collection container
Amount to Collect Complete collection
Sample type Timed urine collection (2 hour)
Preferred volume 1 mL urine
Min. Volume 0.5 mL urine
Units U/hour
Normal range 1-17 U/hour
Synonyms Diastase
Stability Refrigerated 2 days
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine same or next day
Additional information Reference range adapted from Tietz, Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, 5th ed., 2001
Last Updated 3/24/2013 7:37:43 PM
Entry Number 57
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