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Test Name:Albumin, body fluid
Test Number:950
Collect:1.0 mL Pericardial, peritoneal or pleural fluid
Container:AHL False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube
Processing:Spin and separate
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 5 days
Alternate Names:ALF
82042.0
Performing Lab:AHL - Chemistry; C
Days Set Up:Mo - Su
Expected TAT:1 day
Ref. Ranges:Undefined
Collection/
Processing Details:
Indicate source of fluid on container and in order.

  1. Collect specimen in a sterile container.
  2. Centrifuge 5-10 minutes to remove cellular material.
  3. Transfer supernatant to an AHL False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube and refrigerate.
Method:Bromcresol Green, Photometric
CPT Codes:82042
Date Created:12/30/2004
Revised Date:08/27/2018