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Lactate, WB

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
LAWB BGAS
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Blood-Heparinized syringe, Green Top Tube, Capillary tubes or microtainer (lithium heparin) microtainer without gel
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL(minimum 250 uL)Green top(Lithium Heparin) Heparinized syringe, 2 capillary tubes or microtainer(lithium heparin)no gel
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles
Storage:
Room Temp
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
amperometric electrode
Special Instructions:
Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly). If collected at an offsite location, specimen is stable only 1 hour. Call a STAT Courier
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range: 0.6-2.4 mmol/L
CPT Code:
83605