VISCOSITY WHOLE BLOOD

LAB3192

Collect

Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2 EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

DO NOT FREEZE. Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.6 mL)

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens. Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Performed

Mon-Fri

Methodology

Quantitative Viscometry

Reported

1-4 days

Synonyms

  • LAB3192
  • VISC WB

Ordering Recommendations

Evaluate hyperviscosity syndrome associated with plasma cell dyscrasia.

Reference Interval

0 up to 1 month: 3.6-6.5 cP
1 month and older: 3.6-6.0 cP

CPT Codes

85810
Collection

LAB3192

Collect

Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2 EDTA), or green (sodium or lithium heparin).

Specimen Preparation

DO NOT FREEZE. Transport 3 mL whole blood. (Min: 0.6 mL)

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen specimens. Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Ordering

Performed

Mon-Fri

Methodology

Quantitative Viscometry

Reported

1-4 days

Synonyms

  • LAB3192
  • VISC WB

Ordering Recommendations

Evaluate hyperviscosity syndrome associated with plasma cell dyscrasia.
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

0 up to 1 month: 3.6-6.5 cP
1 month and older: 3.6-6.0 cP
Administrative

CPT Codes

85810

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