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Sodium, WB

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
NAWB BGAS
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Heparinized syringe, Green top (lithium heparin) microtainer
Collection Volume:
0.5 mL microtainer or syringe; (2) 125 uL capillary tubes; If collected in a microtainer, it must be separate tube with no gel separator
Cause for Rejection:
Clotted, air bubbles
Storage:
Room Temp
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Methodology:
Ion selective electrode direct
Special Instructions:
Deliver immediately to laboratory at room temperature. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital on the Akron campus.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
30 minutes
Additional Info:
Reference range: 133-145 mEq/L
CPT Code:
84302
Synonyms:
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