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Calcium, Ionized WB

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
ICAWB MBG1
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Green top(Lithium Heparin), Heparinized syringe, 2 capillary tubes or microtainer(lithium heparin)no gel
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL(minimum 250 uL) or 4.0 mL Green Top Tube
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles
Storage:
Room Temp
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Direct Measurement using ion-selective electrode
Special Instructions:
Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature. If drawn off-site from MV lab, Call a STAT courier for delivery to lab. Specimen is only stable for 1 hour.
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range: Ca++ = 4.60-5.28 mg/dL; pH = 7.35-7.45
CPT Code:
82330