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Triglyceride Serous Fluid

Order Name SRS TRIG
Test Number: 3502150
Revision Date 06/12/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Triglyceride Serous Fluid
Glycerol Phosphate Oxidase 12228-3 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5 mL) Serous Fluid Sterile Screwtop Container Refrigerated
Instructions Venous blood is often drawn simultaneously. Note fluid type on requisition and container. Specimen stability: Ambient 8 hours. Refrigerated 7 days.
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1-2 days  
Clinical Use Useful for evaluation of risk for cardiovascular disease and in evaluation of hyperlipidemia. 
CPT Code(s) 84478
Lab Section Chemistry