Viscosity : 1000984

Test Code
VISB or 1000984

Alias/See Also
Viscosity

CPT Codes
85810

Instructions
Serum separator tube (gold top preferred), a plain red top tube, or a lavender top tube (EDTA).

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube or a lavender top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum or plasma (Min. 2 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Methodology
Viscometer

Setup Schedule
Monday - Saturday

Report Available
1-2 days

Reference Range
1.4-1.8

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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.