BUN, Calcium, Chloride, Total CO2, Creatinine, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium
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; also acceptable: one plain or lithium heparin microtainer tube
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST - 30 minutes and red top tubes - 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate from cells ASAP.
0.5 mL Serum/Plasma (1.2 mL minimum whole blood draw)
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Room Temperature (18-26°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 3 days; Frozen (≤ -20°C): 1 month
Ion Selective Electrodes, Colorimetry, Enzymatic
Refer to specific tests for interferences.
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