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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Amylase (urine)
Sample
Urine
Sample container
Universal container / 20mL white top
Volume required
Random sample
Special requirements for specimen collection
No preservative.
Reference Ranges
up to 490 iu/L
Discipline
Biochemistry
Clinical notes
Levels parallel serum amylase, unless there is renal failure or macroamylasaemia. In macroamylasaemia urine amylase is normal.
Turn around time
Same day (working days)
Last modified: 02/08/2017