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Sodium, Serum

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB122
EPIC Order
  SODIUM, SERUM
CPT Code(s)   84295
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/serum separator/gold top tube/red top acceptable
  micro: 200 µL blood/serum separator/gold top bullet/red top
Stability
Unspun: 2 days
Room Temperature: 4 days
Refrigerator: 1 week
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24hrs/day
  STAT: YES
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: 135-145 mmol/L
  Critical: <115 or >155 mmol/L
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on January 31, 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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