EPIC Code

LAB177

ALBUMIN BF

Performed by

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Clinical Laboratory - Core Laboratory

Collect

1 mL fluid in sterile container

Minimum volume: 0.2 mL

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Sample not properly identified
  • Incorrect container
  • Insufficient sample volume

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately.
Offsite: Transport to lab at ambient temperature.

Performed

Upon receipt.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient temperature: 1 week
Refrigerated: 1 month

Remarks

Identify fluid source in request.

Performed

Upon receipt.

Methodology

Spectrophotometric

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • ALBUMIN BF

EPIC Code

LAB177

ALBUMIN BF

Interpretive Data

The reference range for albumin in body fluids is undefined.  The result must be integrated into the clinical context and/or compared to a synchronous serum or plasma measurement. 
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by University of Colorado Hospital.  It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.  The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

CPT Codes

82042

Collection

EPIC Code

LAB177

ALBUMIN BF

Performed by

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Clinical Laboratory - Core Laboratory

Collect

1 mL fluid in sterile container

Minimum volume: 0.2 mL

Unacceptable Conditions

  • Sample not properly identified
  • Incorrect container
  • Insufficient sample volume

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately.
Offsite: Transport to lab at ambient temperature.

Performed

Upon receipt.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient temperature: 1 week
Refrigerated: 1 month

Remarks

Identify fluid source in request.

Ordering

Performed

Upon receipt.

Methodology

Spectrophotometric

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • ALBUMIN BF

EPIC Code

LAB177

ALBUMIN BF

Result Interpretation

Interpretive Data

The reference range for albumin in body fluids is undefined.  The result must be integrated into the clinical context and/or compared to a synchronous serum or plasma measurement. 
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by University of Colorado Hospital.  It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.  The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.

Administrative

CPT Codes

82042