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; If collected in a microtainer, it must be a separate tube with no gel separator.


Cause for rejection: Clotted, air bubbles

Storage: Room Temp

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Direct measurement using electrodes

Special Instructions: Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature.

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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