Pancreatic Amylase


Cummings ST, Fraser CG. , 1989, Ann Clin Biochem, 26, 335-340 , Total amylase and pancreatic isoamylase in serum and urina:considerations from data on biological variation


Total Score


Parameter Score
1. Scale A
2. Study Population A
3. Samples A
4. Measurand C
5. Pre-Analytical A
6. Replicate Analysis A
7. Steady State A
8. Outlier Analysis B
9. Normality B
10. Variance Homogeneity C
12. CI A
13. No of Results A
14. Concentrations A
15. Total Score C4,10

Item Details

Parameter Score
Matrix Serum
Measurand Pancreatic Amylase
Unit U / L
Overall Analytical Principle Method Enzymatic analysis - Not specified
Number of Subjects 27
Number of Subjects included in BV estimation 27
Ethinicity Caucasian
Age Mean / Median
Age Min 70.0
Age Max 83.0
Age SD
Number of Males 14
Number of Females 13
State of Well Being
Healthy (excl pregnant)
Study Duration Length 4
Study Duration Units Month
Sampling Intervals, e.g. X sample(s) per Interval Unit 2
Interval Units Month
Sampling Times Start Time: 07:00
End Time: 09:00
Number of Samples 10
Average Number of Samples Used for BV Estimation 10.0
Average Number of Replicates 2.0
Estimates of CVi 14.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVi Lower: 12.84, Upper: 15.39
Estimates of CVg 28.0
Calculated Confidence Intervals of CVg Lower: 21.97, Upper: 38.33
Analytical CV 2.5
Calculated Confidence Intervals of Analytical CV Lower: 2.31, Upper: 2.73
Measurand Mean 74.3
Measurand Min
Measurand Max
Measurand SD