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Fat Bodies, Urine (087-0336)
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Specimen Requirements:

10mL of Fasting concentrated urine specimens are the preferred specimens. However, if chyluria is suspected, a postprandial specimen (1-2 hours) should also be examined.  Disposable, 4.5 oz specimen container.

Minimum Volume:

Min.: 1mL of urine


Refrigerate specimen after collection.

Causes for Rejection:

Specimen collected in container with a preservative, improperly labeled specimen, improper storage/transport.

Reference Range:

By report (reports may vary based on instrumentation, patient age and sex)

Turnaround Time:

Routine: 8 hours; ASAP: 4 STAT: 1 hour


Clinical Chemistry

CPT 4 Code:


When ordering tests for which Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement will be sought, physicians should only order tests that are medically necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of the patient. Components of the organ or disease panels may be ordered individually. The diagnostic information must substantiate all tests ordered and must be in the form of an ICD-10 code or its verbal equivalent.
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