Specific Gravity, Body Fluid : 1003036

Test Code
FLSPG or 1003036

CPT Codes
84315

Instructions
Body fluid. Specify source of body fluid on requisition.

Transport Container
Do not centrifuge body fluid. Transfer 1 mL (Min. 0.5 mL) of body fluid into a screw capped container.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Frozen is acceptable.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Undetermined; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 7 days

Methodology
Refractometry

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
None established

Clinical Significance
Useful in determining type of fluid: exudate versus transudate.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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