Creatinine, pericardial, peritoneal, pleural or drain fluid

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Creatinine, pericardial, peritoneal, pleural or drain fluid-86

  
Creatinine, pericardial, peritoneal, pleural or drain fluid
  
86
  
82570.1
  
CRF
  

Identifying the presence of urine as a cause for accumulation of fluid in a body compartment

  
Pericardial, peritoneal, pleural or drain fluid
  

Sterile vial/container

  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Collect specimen in a sterile container

  
  1. Centrifuge 5-10 minutes to remove cellular material.
  2. Transfer supernatant to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL) and refrigerate.
  

Refrigerated - 5 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Inappropriate timing of collection
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Kinetic-Jaffe (Kinetic Alkaline Picrate)

  

Undefined

  
82570
  
11/30/2001
  
07/05/2019
  
02/10/2020