Amylase (serum)


Test Information

Test Name

Amylase (serum)

Department

Biochemistry

Price

$10.00

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Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP/PLW

Clinical Update

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Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

AMY

Notes

Effective 7th August 2023 all Pathlab sites will be offering Lipase as a better alternative to Amylase.

Refer to Clinical Update July 2023.

Site Specific Notes

- Whakatane

Approved Amylase to be processed in PLW

- Rotorua

Approved Amylase to be processed in PLW

- Taupo

Approved Amylase to be processed in PLW

Alternative Specimen

Lithium Heparin, Plain


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Interpretations

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