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Lab Test Dictionary

Electrolyte Panel


Synonyms

Electrolyte profile, CSF

Specimen Type

CSF

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.0 ml CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Note speciment type on requisition & specimen label.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Ambient-Only

Test Volume Required

1.0 ml CSF

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 ml CSF

Processing Instructions

Have Med Tech evaluate specimen before accessioning. Centrifuge & aliquot supernatant. Write "CSF" on specimen label.


CPT Codes

NA+ 84302 K+84132 C1 32438