Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 22, 2019 @ 9:13 am

1407

Electrolyte Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Cap sample to avoid evaporation
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 2 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 80051
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 1026 - SODIUM
  • 1027 - POTASSIUM
  • 1024 - CHLORIDE
  • 1025 - CARBON DIOXIDE
  • 1030 - ANION GAP
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