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Sodium

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  • Chemistry

General Information

Code:T526
A.K.A.:Sodium
Matrix:Serum
Turnaround Time:Daily
Analytical - Method:ISE Modular
Reportable - Test Results Type:value quantitative
Units - Conventional:mEq/L

Specimen Information

Minimum Volume:0.3 mL
Preferred Volume:0.5 mL
Rejection Criteria:Hemolyzed specimens Serum is not separated from red cells promptly after centrifugation Grossly Lipemic specimens
Collection Instructions:Clot for 45-60 min. @ room temp. Centrifuge at 1300 G for 10 min. at room temp. Transfer serum.
Collection Patient Preparation:fasting
Container:SST - Collection Light protected Transport tube