Name: Triglycerides, Body Fluid
Test Name: Triglycerides, Body Fluid
Health Link Test Code: GM2840
LIS Test Code: BTRIG
CPT Code(s): 84478
Included In: Body Fluid Chylomicrons
Methodology: Glycerol Phospate Oxidase
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Specimen: Body fluid
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Also Acceptable: Red top
Indicate source of body fluid.
Collection Volume: 1 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 0.3 mL
Sample Analyzed: Body fluid aliquot
Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL
Do not centrifuge specimen unless bloody. If bloody, centrifuge and transfer cell-free fluid to plastic vial. Do NOT ultracentrifuge. Refrigerate.
Transport specimen to the laboratory. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Chemistry- Body Fluid - Interpretive Guide.pdf
This test was performed using a modification of an FDA approved method. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by the UWHC Clinical Laboratories and meet the standards for clinical testing.