Test Details

Mnemonic

GLUPF

Ordering Code

3434340

CPT-4 Code(s)

82945

Specimen Information

Collect

Pleural fluid

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL pleural fluid refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

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

Methodology

Spectrophotometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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