Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2022 @ 11:14 pm

3629

Protein, Body Fluid

Specimen:Collect:
  • Body Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Body Fluid in Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • Body Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • Body Fluid in Red Top
  • Body Fluid in SST
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Body Fluid in SST. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Body Fluid in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Body Fluid in Red Top. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Body Fluid in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Body Fluid in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
  • Centrifuge specimen to remove cellular material
    pH acceptable 2 - 10
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Avoid blood contamination
    pH of 1 or >10
Stability:Ambient: 1 Week(s); Refrigerated: 1 Month(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Colorimetric
  • Kinetic
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 84157
Interpretive Data:

No quantitative reference range established. Reported results may assist clinicians with diagnostic interpretation. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Components:
  • 3629 - PROTEIN, BODY FLD
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