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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Protein Total, Fluid

Test Name

Protein Total, Fluid

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 1mL fluid

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Body fluid collected in red top vacutainer or sterile orange cap container. Indicate source of fluid

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Chloride is stable at room temperature for 24 h, refrigerated for 1 week and frozen at -15 to -20°C OR colder for 6 months.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Centrifuge to remove cellular material.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Unlabeled, leaking specimens and/or non sufficient quantity (Not Sufficient Quantity)

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

3 hours

Test Utilization

Reference Value


Test Code



Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)

Testing Location


Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019