Misc Specific Gravity

Test Code
MISSG

CPT Codes
84315

Preferred Specimen

Random Urine, Body Fluids



Minimum Volume
1 drop

Other Acceptable Specimens
body fluid

Instructions

Performed in Urinalysis using the Refractometer.



Transport Container

Sterile Specimen Container



Transport Temperature
Room Temp or 2-8 degrees Celsius

Methodology
Refractometer

Setup Schedule

Daily on Receipt



Report Available
Upon Completion of Analysis

Limitations
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.





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