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Test Code VISCO Viscosity, Serum

Collection Container

Red

Specimen Required

Serum

Specimen Volume

5 mL (Four 5mL red top tubes)

Minimum Specimen Volume

3 mL

Transport Temperature

Whole blood: ambient, Serum: frozen

Reasons for Rejection

Insufficient specimen, hemolyzed,or collected in gel barrier tube.

Methodology

Viscometer

Days and Times Performed

Monday - Friday, 7 am - 3 pm

Turnaround Time

1 - 3 Days

Reference Ranges

1.4 - 1.8 Ratio

CPT Code

85810

LOINC Code

3128-6

EMR Interface Order Code

33100