BF TP - Total Protein in Body Fluids
Specimen Collection Requirements
Body fluid, one sterile container
If cellular material is present, remove by centrifugation. Indicate source of body fluid on the collection container and test request form.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLULAR MATERIAL: Ambient (18-25°C): 72 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 3 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 3 months
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
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