Test Name: PROTEIN BODY FLD
EPIC Search Term: LABTPBF1
Synonyms: TPBF1 TP BF TPBF FLUID
Panel Composition: PROTEIN BF SOURCE
PROTEIN BF COLOR
PROTEIN BF RESULT

Preferred Container: 1 x 0.5 mL Sterile Container
Sample Type: Body fluid
Required Information: The body fluid type must be included on the EPIC order or
requisition.
Causes for Rejection: Grossly hemolyzed sample
Interfering Substances: Gross hemolysis
Testing Frequency: Daily
Expected Turn Around Time: Same day
Methodology: Colorimetric
Reference Ranges: None established
Unit of Measure: gm/dL
Test Performed By: Texas Children's Hospital Pathology Services

Available at TCH Main Campus: 832-824-5152
6621 Fannin, MC 1-2261
Houston, TX 77030-2399

Available at TCH West Campus: 832-227-1700
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094
Lab Section: Chemistry