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Amylase

Test Code:

BC0020

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Gel separator tube (Adult)
Microtube (Paeds)

Specimen Requirement

Specimen Storage / Transport

​Plain Blood
Adult: 5 mL
Paediatric: 1.3 mL


Invert blood 5 times after blood collection ensures the anticoagulant is well mixed with the blood. This will ensure results are reliable.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

Yes

Turn Around Time

Routine: Average 2 hrs (1 - 3 hrs)

Reference Value(s)

0 – 14 days : 3 – 11 U/L
15 days - < 4 months : 3 - 24 U/L
4 months - <1 yr : 3 - 55 U/L
1 yr - <19 yr : 28 - 112 U/L
19 yr or above : 28 - 139 U/L

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1383

Day and Time Performed

Daily, 24 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Amylase BC0020
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