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Protein, Total, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB118
EPIC Order
  PROTEIN, TOTAL
CPT Code(s)   84155
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold top/red top
Unspun: 4 hours
Spun & Separated Room Temperature: 4 hours
Spun & Separated Refrigerator: 3 days
Spun & Separated Frozen: 6 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time Routine: 2 hrs
STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: 6.5-8.3 g/dL
Comments: Reference range effective 6/4/2018 (Reference Range Validation Study 2018)

Reviewed by D. Burton on December 16, 2019

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