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Calcium, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB53
EPIC Order   CALCIUM
CPT Code(s)   82310
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator tube/gold top/red top & royal blue acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator bullet/gold top/red top
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES 
Turnaround Time   STAT 1hr; Routine 2hrs
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
  Critical: <7 mg/dL or >12 mg/dL
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments

Reference Ranges: Serum Calcium

Age mg/dL
Cord Blood 8.2-11.2
Prem 6.2-11.0
0-10d 7.6-10.4
10d-24mo 9.0-11.0
24mo-12yr 8.8-10.8
12yr + 8.5-10.2

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 09, 2017

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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