Amylase

Test investigation

Amylase

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH, JPUH

Units

U/L

Comments precautions

Raised in acute pancreatitis

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

Adults (19 –70 years) 25 – 125 U/L Adults (>70 years) 20 – 160 U/L Paediatric ranges: 0 to < 15 days 3 – 10 U/L 15 days to < 13 wks 2 – 22 U/L 13 wks to < 1 yr 3 – 50 U/L 1 to < 19 yrs 25 – 101 U/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH