Viscosity
Label Mnemonic: VISC
Epic Lab Code: LAB1150
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
and
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator) Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Rejection Criteria:
Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
1.10-1.80 cP
Comments:
To convert dynamic viscosity (cp) to relative viscosity, divide by 0.68.
Methodology:
Quantitative Viscometry
CPT Code:
85810