Electrolyte Panel

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: LYTES ACHM1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Green top (lithium heparin) tube

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 0.7 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolysis, lipemia, patient receiving bromide or iodine from drug therapy, not delivered on ice, not delivered to lab immediately

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT

Methodology: Ion selective electrode indirect

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

OC Power Word: LLYTES

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1 hour

Additional Info: Reference ranges available under individual tests

CPT Code: 80051

Panel Includes: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Carbon Dioxide

Synonyms: -

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