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Alias Names: Amalyse Fractionation
Methodology: Enzymatic
Edit Date: 8/16/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 24 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 82150-90 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4.5 light green top plasma separator tube (PST), one 4 mL lavender top tube, or one 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot completely at ambient temperature, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells as soon as possble. Refrigerate.
Stability: Specimen stable 7 days ambient, 30 days refrigerated, or 1 month frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis.

Component Age Reference Interval
Pancreatic amylase 6-35 months 2-28 U/L
3-6 years 8-34 U/L
7-17 years 9-39 U/L
18 years and older 12-52 U/L
Salivary amylase 18 months and older 9-86 U/L
Total amylase 3-90 days 0-30 U/L
3-6 months 7-40 U/L
7-8 months 7-57 U/L
9-11 months 11-70 U/L
12-17 months 11-79 U/L
18-35 months 19-92 U/L
3-4 years 26-106
5-12 years 30-119 U/L
13 years and older 30-110 U/L
Salivary amylase is calculated as the difference between the total and pancreatic amylase.

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