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Specific Gravity, Fluid

Components

Name Method Department Units
Specific Gravity, Fluid Refractometer
Core Lab, Urinalysis

Specimen Requirements

Fluids

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 4 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 24 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Comments

Identify fluid type. Not all fluids can be assayed. Interpret results with caution. Reference ranges are not available.

CPT Code

  • 84315