TRIGLYCERIDES, PLEURAL FLUID

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect pleural fluid and send 1.0 mL fluid (0.4 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Colorimetric, Enzymatic

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 28 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Chylous: >110 mg/dL; Non-chylous: <50 mg/dL

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeTRIPF
CPT-4 Code (s)
84478
LOINC Codes
Triglycerides, Pleural Fluid:   9619-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory