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Test Code VISCO Viscosity, Serum

Collection Container

Red

Specimen Required

serum

Specimen Volume

5 mL

(4- 5ml red top tubes)

Minimum Specimen Volume

3 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Do not collect in gel barrier tube.

Transport Temperature

Whole blood-ambient,serum-frozen

Reasons for Rejection

Insufficient specimen,hemolyzed,collected in gel barrier tube.

Methodology

Viscometer

Reference Ranges

1.4-1.8

Turnaround Time

1-3 Days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday-Friday,7 AM-3PM

CPT Code

85810

Units of Measure

Ratio

LOINC Code

3128-6