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Phosphatidylglycerol (INACTIVE as of 12/01/14)
0080275
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PG
Methodology
Qualitative Immune Agglutination
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Amniocentesis preferred. 
Collect
Amniotic fluid. 
Specimen Preparation
Freeze immediately. Transport 1 mL amniotic fluid. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. If transport is longer than four hours, send frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Room temperature specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 hour; Refrigerated: 4 hours; Frozen: 1 week 
Reference Interval
Mature fetal lung: Positive and Weak Positive
Immature fetal lung: Negative
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
84081
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0080275Phosphatidylglycerol2785-4
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Aliases
  • Amniotic Fluid PG
  • Fetal Lung Maturity
  • FLM
  • Lamella Body Counts (LBC) and Phosphatidylglycerol (PG), Amniotic Fluid
  • PG amniotic fluid