Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

AMYLASE, RANDOM URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1748         Geisinger Epic ID: 14302

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 mL urine; minimum 1 mL
Special notes:
Urine with preservatives is not acceptable.

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:
Amylase, random urine.
Methodology:
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
Urinary Amylase, amylase, random urine
Clinical significance:
In pancreatitis, urine levels of amylase reflect serum changes by a lag time 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: Jared Shepard
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? Yes
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