Test Catalog
Viscosity, S
  • CPT Code: 85810
  • LOINC: 3128-6
  • Specimen Type: Red nongel
  • Frequency: Setup: Mon-Fri; analytic time 1 day
  • Instructions: 1.5mL serum from red NONGEL tube. Refrigerate. Min 0.7mL. Keep at 37deg until after centrifugation and separation of serum.
  • Text: Viscosity is the property of fluids to resist flow. Hyperviscosity may be manifested by oronasal bleeding, blurred vision, headaches, dizziness, nystagmus, deafness, diplopia, ataxia, paresthesias, or congestive heart failure.
  • Methodology: Sonoclot Coagulation analyzer