Viscosity, Serum
0020056
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
VIS-S
Methodology
Quantitative Viscometry
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.6 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
1.10-1.80 cP
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
85810
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020056Viscosity, Serum
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Cross References
  • Serum Viscosity