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Lab Test Dictionary



Body fluid, Sodium

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry

Epic ID


Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.0 ml body fluid

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Note type of fluid on req & specimen label

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

1.0 ml body fluid

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 ml body fluid

Processing Instructions

Have Med Tech evaluate specimen Centrifuge & aliquot supernatant Note type of fluid on specimen label