Test Overview
Test Methodology

Vee Gee Refractometer

Reference Range *

N/A

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

STAT: 1 hour, Routine: 4 - 8 hours

Soft Order Code
BFSPG
MiChart Code
Specific Gravity, Body Fluid
Synonyms
  • SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF BODY FLUID
  • SPGR
Laboratory
Hematopathology
Section
Hematology
STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

For optimal results, specimen should reach laboratory with 1 hr. of collection. If specimen must be stored, refrigeration is recommended. Specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.

Rejection Criteria
Specimens received in syringes, vacuum bottles or large containers will be rejected. Specimens exceeding the storage criteria will be rejected.
Normal Volume
2 mL body fluid
Minimum Volume
2 mL body fluid
Additional Information

Test not performed on CSF.

Billing
CPT Code
84315
Fee Code
BA009
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