Amylase, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB48
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82150
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold top/red top



</=4 hrs recommended

Room Temperature: </=7 days
Refrigerated: </=1 month
Frozen:   Not Recommended

Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
Age Amylase U/L
<10wk <30
10wk - 6m <50
6m - 1.0yr <80
>1yr 30-110

Reviewed by Karen Hrischuk on December 13, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514