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Serum Viscosity

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Test ID   LAB765
EPIC Order   VISCOSITY, SERUM
CPT Code(s)   85810
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Special Hematology and Hematopathology
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: Blood/3x Full 7mL Red Top Tubes:  NOT SST!  See Important Comments
  micro:  NA
Stability
Unspun: 30 minutes
Room temperature: Yes
Refrigerated: 1 week
Frozen: NO
Availability Routine: Monday-Friday, 08:00-15:00; No Weekends/Holidays
  STAT: Available upon Director's Approval
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 days. Performed daily M-F; samples must be received by 3pm for same days results
STAT: 8 hours
Reference Range Normal: 1.4-1.8
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments May be Drawn Any Time and Centrifuged, Separated, and Serum Refrigerated in Lab

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on January 27, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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