Amylase, timed urine-29

Test info

  
Amylase, timed urine
  
29
  
82150.4
  
ATU
  
Amylase timed urine

Specimen

  
Urine, 24 hr
  
8 mL aliquot of a 24 hr urine collection
  
5 mL aliquot of a 24 hr urine collection
  

How to collect a 24 hour urine sample

Refrigerate during collection.

  
  1. Record total urine volume
  2. Mix well
  3. Submit 8mL well mixed aliquot in a Urine aliquot transport vial/tube - 10mL (AHL)

 

  
Urine, 2 hour
  
8 mL (minimum 5mL)
  
  1. Have patient void 
  2. Collect all urine voided for two (2) hours
  

24 hr urine collection container, no additive (acceptable, but not preferred)

  
  • Total volume
  • Total collection time (# of hours)
  

Refrigerated (preferred) – 10 days
Frozen – 21 days
Ambient – 2 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Enzymatic

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

60 - 400 IU/24 hrs

Billing

  
82150

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
08/27/2018
  
02/10/2020