Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Amylase, Fluid Order Code : FAMY
Synonyms: Fluid Amylase
Specimen Type: Drain, Pancreatic, Peritoneal/Ascites fluid or Pleural fluid
Container Type: Plain, Sterile Container
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1 mL
Methodology: Spectrophotometry
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Refrigerate.
CPT Codes: 82150
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB2900
SHC EPIC Code: LABFAMY
Causes For Rejection: Specimen collected in anything other than a plain, sterile container. Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.
Department: Chemistry