Protein, Total, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: PROT
POE DESCRIPTION: PROTEIN TOTAL
CPT CODE: 84155
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: Protein: 0-1 months: 5.3-8.9 g/dL; 1 month to 8 years: 5.6-8.5 g/dL; older than 8 years: 6.0-8.2 g/dL
TEST SYNONYM(S):Total Protein, Blood; TP; T Prot; T Protein