STAT: 1 hour, Routine: 4 hours
Body Fluid, pH
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Pleural fluid: 7.64
Urine: 4.6 - 8.0
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Place body fluid in a lavender top (EDTA) tube or clean, leakproof container.
Collect random urine sample in a plastic urine cup or yellow top no additive urine Vacutainer® tube.
For optimal results, specimen should reach laboratory within 1 hour of collection. If specimen must be stored, refrigeration is recommended. Specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.