Chloride, WB

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: CLWB BGAS

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Heparinized syringe, Green top (lithium heparin) microtainer

Collection Volume: 0.5 mL microtainer or syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes

Cause for rejection: Clotted, specimen not sent on ice, air bubbles

Storage: On ice

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Direct measurement using electrodes

Special Instructions: Place specimen on ice and deliver to lab immediately.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital at the Akron campus. If collected at an offsite location, specimen is stable only 1 hour. Call a STAT Courier.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 30 minutes

Additional Info: Reference range: 96-108 mEq/L

CPT Code: 82435

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