Amylase, Random Urine

Sunquest Code:UAMYR  
Epic Code:LAB358Epic Name:Amylase Random Urine
Order Instructions:Order UCRR in addition to UAMYR.
Methodology:Bichromatic rate
Test Includes:Urine amylase and creatinine.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix specimen well before aliquot is taken. Centrifuge specimens containing cells or precipitate. Aliquot 5 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Room temperature - 7 days; refrigerated - 6 months; frozen - indefinitely.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Southdale - FSH)


Reference Range:

Female and Male

32-641 U/L


100-270 U/g Cr


30-180 U/g Cr



Use:Suspected pancreatic disease.

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