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Test Code FSG Specific Gravity, Miscellaneous, Body Fluid

Methodology

Includes specific gravity determination of various body fluids.

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory Services-Hematology/Urinalysis Section

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Body fluid

Container/Tube: Glass or screw-capped, plastic container

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL

Collection Instructions: Indicate specimen source on specimen container and request form.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Reference Values

Physician must interpret based upon origin of fluid and patient’s clinical condition.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84315