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Lab Test Dictionary

Sodium


Synonyms

NA

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

RCHSD Chemistry


Epic ID

LAB122

Lab Test Days

As received

Standard TAT

3 hrs

Stat TAT

1 hr


Collection Information

Specimen Required

Minimum 1.0 ml blood

Container Type

Light Green (Lithium Heparin PST)

Collection Instructions

Electrolytes can be done on 1.0 ml blood (Red top tube also acceptable)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Test Volume Required

0.3 ml plasma (or serum)

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 ml plasma (or serum)

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge & separate


CPT Codes

84295


Revised

07-07-06

Initials

LGS