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pH Body Fluid

SIM

20510 

CPT

83986 

Synonyms

BF Ph 

Specimen Type

CSF, Pleural fluid, Paracentesis fluid, Thoracentesis fluid, Amniotic fluid, etc. 

Container

Sterile container

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

3 ml, 1 ml minimum

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

24 hours 

Rejection Criteria

Mucoid or clotted samples

Reference Range

No reference range

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

pH performed on a dipstick 

Methodology

pH Indicator 

Testing Frequency

Everyday, Monday thru Sunday 

 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/2/2018

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