Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name ALBUMIN BODY FLUID
Components
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Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Sterile plastic container or plain red top
Specimen Type Body fluids (Pleural, Peritoneal, Ascites & JP Fluids)
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL Neonate Min Vol 0.5 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL
Collection Instructions Please note type of fluid on collection container.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Clotted fluid and fluid with high viscosity.
Methodology
Reference Range
CPT Code(s) 82042
Department CHEMISTRY
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed
Performed by CHEMISTRY
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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