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Test ID: TPBF    
Protein, Total, Body Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Pleural fluid:

Identification of exudative pleural effusions

 

Peritoneal fluid: 

Differentiating hepatic from other causes of ascites that have elevated serum ascites albumin gradient (SAAG)

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Colorimetric

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Protein, Total, BF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

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