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Test ID: FAMYS Amylase, Isoenzymes

Reporting Name

Amylase Isoenzymes

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:



 Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Serum gel tube is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.



 Draw blood in a green-top (sodium or lithium heparin) tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 30 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reference Values

Pancreatic amylase

6-35 months: 2-28 U/L

3-6 years: 8-34 U/L

7-17 years: 9-39 U/L

18 years and older: 13-53 U/L


Salivary amylase

18 months and older: 9-86 U/L


Total amylase

3-90 days: 0-30 U/L

3-6 months: 7-40 U/L

7-8 months: 7-57 U/L

9-11 months: 11-70 U/L

12-17 months: 11-79 U/L

18-35 months: 19-92 U/L

3-4 years: 26-106 U/L

5-12 years: 30-119 U/L

13 years and older: 28-100 U/L

Day(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FAMYS Amylase Isoenzymes 24333-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2611 Pancreatic Amylase Isoenzyme 1805-1
Z2612 Salivary Amylase Isoenzyme 1809-3
Z2613 Total Amylase For Isoenzymes 1798-8

Report Available

1 to 5 days

Method Name

Quantitative Enzymatic

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