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17414: Amylase, Peritoneal Fluid Print View
Amylase, Peritoneal Fluid     U/L 

PRIMARY
1 Fluid Peritoneal 2 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 28 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Amylase is produced in the pancreas. Increased concentrations may reflect acute inflammation of the pancreas. Mumps, perforated peptic ulcers, and other medical conditions likewise may increase the amylase concentration.
Setup Schedule
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
82150

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis
Transport Temperature: Frozen
Methodology: Spectrophotometry






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