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Glucose, Fluid

Test Name:Glucose, Fluid
Epic Order Code:LAB186  
CPT Code:82945  
Specimen(s) Type:CSF, Peritoneal, Pleural
Acceptable Container(s):Top is red.
Testing Schedule:24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turn Around Time:STAT: 1 hour 
 Routine: 2 hours 
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, store and transport at 2-8° C. Specimen must be received in the lab within 24 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:NA  
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