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Chloride, WB

Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
CLWB MBG1
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) 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. 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