Misc Specific Gravity

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine, Body Fluids

Minimum Volume
1 drop

Other Acceptable Specimens
body fluid


Performed in Urinalysis using the Refractometer.

Transport Container

Sterile Specimen Container

Transport Temperature
Room Temp or 2-8 degrees Celsius


Setup Schedule

Daily on Receipt

Report Available
Upon Completion of Analysis

Specific Gravity varies with fluid intake

Reference Range

1.000 - 1.035 for urine

No normal range reported for fluids.

Clinical Significance

Measures concentrating and diluting ability of the kidneys.

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.