Inorganic Phosphorus (Pi) - Phosphate (PO4)
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Preferably, separate serum or plasma from cells before transport.
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (15-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months
Samaritan Health Services Laboratories
ADULTS: 2.7-4.5 mg/dL
Age adjusted ranges. Varies with age and sex.
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