Protein, total-219

Test info

  
Protein, total
  
219
  
84155.0
  
TP

Specimen

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

 

  
Serum
  
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Colorimetric (Biuret)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  
Age Range (g/dL)
1 week 4.4 – 7.6
1 year 5.1 – 7.3
2 years 5.6 – 7.5
Adult 6.0 – 8.0
   
Globulin 2.0 – 3.7
A/G ratio 1.0 – 2.0

Billing

  
84155

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
09/11/2018
  
02/17/2020