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Lab Test Dictionary

Protein, Total


Total protein, Body fluid

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.0 ml body fluid

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Note type of fluid on req & specimen label

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

1.0 ml body fluid

Minimum Test Volume

0.6 ml body fluid

Processing Instructions

Have Med Tech evaluate specimen before accessioning Centrifuge & aliquot supernatant. Note specimen type on specimen label