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Test Code FALB ALBUMIN, FLUID

Specimen Information

Container Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol Minimum Vol Stability
Sterile Container Pleural Fluid

Refrigerate

2 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 5 days
Sterile Container Peritoneal Fluid

Refrigerate

2 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 5 days

 

Reference Range

Peritoneal Fluid: Suggestive of portal hypertension, serum to ascites albumin gradient is >1.1 g/dL

Pleural Fluid: No reference range available

Method

Colorimetric Reflectance Spectrophotometry

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros

CPT(s)

Description                                                           

CPT Code
Albumin 82042

 

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FALB Albumin, Fluid 1747-5

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Section

Chemistry-1

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
FALB Albumin, Fluid 1747-5