May aid in the distinction between a transudative and an exudative body fluid, when used in conjunction with other testing including serum bilirubin analysis, body fluid; serum protein ratio, body fluids; serum lactate dehydrogenase ratio, and serum lactate dehydrogenase
1. Centrifuge, separate supernatant, and send both supernatant and
2. Protect specimen from light.
3. Label specimens as sediment and supernatant.
*Indicate specimen source.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Methodology: Photometric, Diazonium Salt Assay Category: FDA/Approved/cleared/modified/not Fish or Molecular Transport Temperature: Frozen Specimen Requirements: Body Fluid * 1 mL, Minimum 0.5mL * Amber Frosted Tube * Body fluid container * Opaque, amber vial