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Lab Dept:

Other Fluids

Test Name:

TRIGLYCERIDES, FLUID

General Information

Lab Order Codes:

FTRG (specify fluid type)

Synonyms:

Fluid Triglyceride

CPT Codes:

84478 - Triglycerides

Test Includes:

Fluid Triglyceride in mg/dL

Logistics

Test Indications:

Useful for differentiation of chylous effusion.

Lab Testing Sections:

Chemistry

Phone Numbers:

MIN Lab: 612-813-6280

STP Lab: 651-220-6550

Test Availability:

Daily, 24 hours

Turnaround Time:

4 hours

Special Instructions:

N/A

Specimen

Specimen Type:

Body fluid (specify fluid type)

Container:

Green top (Li Heparin) tube

Draw Volume:

0.6 mL fluid

Processed Volume:

0.2 mL fluid

Collection:

Dependant on fluid type

Special Processing:

N/A

Patient Preparation:

None

Sample Rejection:

Viscous or highly colored fluids are unacceptable; mislabeled or unlabeled specimen

Interpretive

Reference Range:

No reference ranges established

Critical Values:

N/A

Limitations:

N/A

Methodology:

Enzymatic

References:

TGL Flex® reagent cartridge insert sheet Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc (2008-02-29) C 717069.101 - US

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry (1999) 3rd Edition, WB Saunders Company, 1999

Jacobs & DeMott Laboratory Test Handbook (2001) Lexi-Comp, Inc, Hudson, OH, 5th Edition

Biorad Liquichek Unassayed Chemistry Control Product Insert, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Irvine, CA 92618



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