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Phosphorus

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB113
EPIC Order
  PHOSPHORUS
CPT Code(s)   84100
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL blood/Li Heparin plasma separator tube/Mint Green top. Also acceptable serum (Gold SST / Red Top Tube)
  micro: 200 µL blood/mint green top bullet/gold top/red top
Stability
Unspun - 6 hrs
Spun and Separated Room Temp - 3 days
Spun and Separated Refrigerated - 7 days
Spun and Separated Frozen - 2 months
Availability 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: see Table below
  Critical: <1.0 mg/dL
     
Comments
Reference Ranges:  Serum Phosphorus
Age Ranges (mg/dL)
NB 4.3-10.5
<1 mo 5.0-9.5
1-12 mo 4.8-8.1
1-2 yr 4.5-6.7
2-16 yr 4.0-5.7
16 yr+ 2.9-4.7

New Adult Reference Range effective 6/4/2018 (Reference Range Validation Study 2018)

Reviewed by D. Burton on December 16, 2019

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