Test Overview

Test Methodology

Colorimetric (Biuret)

Reference Range*

No established reference range.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code

PROTF

MiChart Code

Protein, Body Fluid

Synonyms

Synonyms

PROTEIN, FLUID
PROTF

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Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect body fluid in SST or red top tube, or clean container with no preservative. Refrigerate. Body fluid must be of liquid consistency for analysis.

Container

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube

Normal Volume

1.0 mL fluid

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL fluid

Additional Information

This test has not been cleared nor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

84157

LOINC

2881-1

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