Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

AMYLASE, BODY FLUID

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1747         Geisinger Epic ID: 14305

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Miscellaneous body fluids. Acceptable body fluid per testing location.
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of fluid; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Specify fluid type on request.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge to remove any cellular material. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 3 days. Refrigerated: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82150
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Amylase, fluid.
Methodology:
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
AMYFB
Clinical significance:
Refer to Body Fluid Testing for additional clinical interpretive information.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/24/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Sarah McGowan    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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