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30580:PROTEIN, TOTAL
Alias Names:TOTAL PROTEIN
Methodology:Biuret Method
Edit Date:6/11/2010
Performed:Daily
Released:Same day as tested
CPT Code:84155
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin), or one 4.5 mL plasma separator tube (PST). Tourniquet application should be minimal.
Handling:Allow to clot, centrifuge SST or PST within 2 hours of collection and transport in original tube. Centrifuge green top tube (heparin) within 2 hours of collection amd separate plasma from cells into a plastic vial for transport. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume:2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport:Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria:Specimen drawn in tube other than those specified.
6.2-8.4 g/dL