Whole Blood Viscosity, Plasma Viscosity
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Brookfield Cone/Plate Viscometer
Detection of hyperviscosity states in myeloma, macroglobulinemia, polycythemia and other abnormalities of formed blood elements.
Plasma Viscosity: 1.35 - 1.85 cP. Whole blood viscosity report includes a concurrently measured patient hematocrit and the derived whole blood viscosity expressed as "equivalent hematocrit".
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect blood in a 7 mL green top tube. Refrigerate and send intact specimen. Specimen may be stored refrigerated for up to 4 days.