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Test Name:Protein, body fluid
Test Number:9362
Collect:1.0 mL Pericardial, peritoneal or pleural fluid
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL
Container:AHL False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube
Processing:Spin and separate
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 5 days
Alternate Names:PBF
84157.2
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 specimen container and request.

Collect specimen in a sterile container.
Centrifuge for 5 -10 minutes to remove any cellular material.
Transfer supernatant to an AHL False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube and refrigerate
Method:Photometric, Biuret
CPT Codes:84157
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:04/10/2019