Phosphatidylglycerol
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
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 Name
0080275Phosphatidylglycerol
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Aliases
  • Amniotic Fluid PG
  • Fetal Lung Maturity
  • FLM
  • Lamella Body Counts (LBC) and Phosphatidylglycerol (PG), Amniotic Fluid
  • PG amniotic fluid