Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

AMYLASE, RD URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
AMYU      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 82150.01         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: w. 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: 11/05/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

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