Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Albumin, fluid Order Code : FAL
Specimen Type: Pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, or cyst fluid
Container Type: Sterile container, without preservatives
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.6 mL
Methodology: Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Standard Run Times: 24 hours/7 days a week
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Specimens must be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection to remove cellular material. After centrifugation, specimens are stable for 7 days at 2 to 8°C.
CPT Codes: 82042
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB177
SHC EPIC Code: LABFAL
Causes For Rejection: Specimens collected in container types not listed above.
Department: Chemistry