ED Stat Panel
Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry
4.0 mL Green top (lithium heparin) or heparinized syringe 600 uL
minimum 400 uL
Cause for rejection:
clotted, air bubbles
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Ion Selective Electrode/Calculations
Notify laboratory if patient's temperature is other than 37 C to correct results (temperature dependent). Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature.
Reference ranges available under individual tests.
Venous Gases, Whole blood Analytes to include: Ionized Calcium, Chloride, Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Lactate