Chloride, Fluid

Test ID   LAB183
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82438
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   30; STAT: 888
Specimen Routine: 0.2 mL fluid; No Preservatives; sterile container; see important Comments
Unspun: N/A
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT: 1 hr.; Routine:  2 hrs
Reference Range Normal: undefined
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Provide fluid type and source.
Reference Range is not defined; therefore, other clinical data should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on December 15, 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