Specific Gravity, Urine : 1000969

Test Code
USPG or 1000969

CPT Codes
81005

Instructions
Random urine (keep refrigerated).

Transport Container
Submit a 5 mL aliquot (Min. 1 mL) of the well-mixed random urine collection in a screw capped container.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 6 months

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Presence of contrast dye or elevated protein.

Methodology
Refractometry

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
1.005-1.030

Clinical Significance
Useful as a partial assessment of the kidney's ability to concentrate urine.

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.