Total Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Chloride (Cl), Potassium (K), Sodium (Na)
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red or 3.0 mL mint green (PST) top tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST - 30 minutes and red top tubes - 60 minutes). Preferably, separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.
0.25 mL Serum/Plasma, (Whole Blood 0.60 mL minimum draw)
Moderately hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 24 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 3 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 1 month
Ion Selective Electrode, Enzymatic
See specific tests.
Age adjusted ranges.
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