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Test Code ELECTROLYTES ELECTROLYTES

Department

Chemistry

Group Components

Na, K, Cl, CO2

Specimen Type

Plasma or Serum

Container

Lithium heparin (green-top) or No additive with gel (gold )

Standard Volume

4.5ml

Minimum Volume

1ml

Pediatric Volume

0.8ml

Method

See Individual Components

Ship Temperature

Room Temperature

Stability Room Temp

8 hours

Stability Refrigerated

48 hours (off cells)

Stability Frozen

>48 hours

CPT Code

80051

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday