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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. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital on the Akron campus.
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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