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Epic Test Name OSMOLALITY BODY FLUID
Components
Synonyms Osmo, Fluid
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Sterile plastic container
Specimen Type Body fluid
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions Please write the type of body fluid on the specimen label.
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Clotted fluid or fluid with high viscosity.
Methodology Freezing point of depression
Reference Range No established ranges
CPT Code(s)
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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