Serum Viscosity

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SER VIS
CPT CODE:

85810-90

TURNAROUND TIME:

5-7 working days

CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube - 10 mL
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4 mL blood (2 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Plasma

MINIMUM VOLUME:

2 mL blood, (1 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 1240

LIMITATIONS OF TEST:

Marked lipemia or marked hemolysis may cause falsely increased results.

METHODOLOGY:

Viscometry

TEST SYNONYM(S):Viscosity, serum