Test Overview
Test Methodology

Colorimetric (Biuret)

Reference Range *

No established reference range.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
PROTF
MiChart Code
Protein, Body Fluid
Synonyms
  • PROTEIN, FLUID
  • PROTF
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
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.

Alternate Specimen
Stool acceptable, must be of liquid consistency. [4/08]
Yellow 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
CPT Code
84157
Fee Code
22246
LOINC
2881-1
NY State Approved
No