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Amylase, Body Fluid

Mnemonic:    [BF Amy]
Name:    Amylase, Body Fluid
Specimen:    1 mL Synovial, peritoneal or other fluid. Synovial fluid should be collected in plain red top tubes for chemistry.
Spec Stability:    Stable 5 days refrigerated.
  Method:    Starch Hydrolysis; Colorimetric
Note:    Indicate specific source of Body Fluid.