Test Details

Mnemonic

AMBF

Ordering Code

3807220

CPT-4 Code(s)

82150

Specimen Information

Collect

Acceptable sources are: drain fluid, peritoneal, pleural, dialysis fluid (peritoneal dialysate)
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Specimen Preparation

Collect body fluid and centrifuge to remove cellular material. Send 1.0 mL fluid refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial. Indicate fluid source on label.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, CSF, BAL, bronchial wash, gastric secretions, vitreous fluid, breast milk, nasal secretions
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Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Substrate Kinetic
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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