Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Viscosity Order Code : VISC
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) No additive
Required Volume: 20 mL (Draw 4 red top tubes - 7 mL size)
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 20 mL
Methodology: Viscosimeter
Standard Run Times: Mon-Thu 8am to 2pm
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Draw Monday-Thursday only. Do not draw on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. DO NOT SPIN DOWN. Must be received by the lab within 4 hours. Call Special Hematology for an appointment (650-724-2249). Keep at room temperature during transport.
CPT Codes: 85810
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB765
SHC EPIC Code: LABVISC
Causes For Rejection: Specimen refrigerated or collected in serum separator tubes (SST tube). Specimen over 4 hours old. Specimens that have been spun down prior to receipt in Lab.
Department: Hematology