Albumin, Fluid

Abbrev Code:FALBP   
Order Code:LAB177Order Name:Albumin Fluid
Methodology:Roche: Colorimetric dye binding BCG
Vista: Polychromic endpoint
Architect: Dye binding BCP
CPT Codes: 82042 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.

This test has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. FDA clearance is not required for clinical use.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Body Fluid
Optimal Volume:1.25 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL
Collection Instructions:Chemistry Tests Containers Chart

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Roche: To be determined by M Health Fairview.
  Vista: 1 day at room temperature; 3 days refrigerated.  
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Roche-Ridges, Roche-Southdale, Roche-UMMC East, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Reference Range:No reference ranges have been established. This result should be interpreted in the context of the patient's clinical condition and compared to simultaneous measurement in the patient's blood.
Use:Evaluate source of body fluid.

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