Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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AMYLASE, 12 HOUR URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1746         Geisinger Epic ID: 31802

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
12-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL aliquot of 12-hour urine specimen; minimum 1 mL.
Special notes:
Urine with preservatives is not acceptable. Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature or frozen specimens also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 days. Refrigerated: 10 days.
Rejection criteria:
Urine with preservatives is not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Not specified.
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:
Total amylase 12-hour urine, 12-hour urine total volume
Methodology:
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
AMY12, 12-hour urinary amylase
Clinical significance:
In pancreatitis, urine levels of amylase reflect serum changes by a time lag of 6-10 hours.
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? No
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