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Calcium, Ionized, Venous

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ICE

See also Ionized Calcium

Test ID LAB5306
EPIC Order
IONIZED CALCIUM, VENOUS
CPT Code(s) 82330
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Core Laboratory
Tube Station 31
Specimen Routine: 1.0 mL blood, green top (Heparin) tube or BG syringe kit; see Comments
micro:
0.5 mL in BG syringe;
1.0 mL minimum if collected in 7 mL green top (Heparin) tube.
Availability Routine: 24 Hours/Day
STAT: Yes
Reference Range Normal: See Table Below
Comments Place on ice and deliver or "tube" immediately.
Specimens with Needles attached will NOT be accepted

Reference Ranges - Ionized Calcium

mg/dLSI Units (mmol/L)
Reference Range: 4.4-5.4 1.10-1.35
Critical Value: <3.2 or >6.5 <0.8 or >1.625

Reviewed by ivette_marrero on August 16, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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