Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Protein, Total

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB118
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   84155
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Unspun: 4 hours
Spun & Separated Room Temperature: 8 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: 5.7-8.2 g/dL
Comments: Reference range effective 7/13/2021

Reviewed by jlcarr on December 28, 2021

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