Chloride, WB


Test ID/Workstation: CLWB BGAS1

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Heparinized syringe, Green top (lithium heparin) vacutainer, capillary tubes (2), dark green microtainer

Collection Volume: 0.5 mL microtainer or syringe; (2) 250 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.

If specimen drawn off-site from Mahoning Valley lab, call stat courier to deliver to laboratory. Specimen is only stable for 1 hour.

Lab/Phone: 330-746-9623

TAT: 30 minutes

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

CPT Code: 82435

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