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Sodium

Mint Green Plasma Separator Tube

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB122
EPIC Order
  SODIUM
CPT Code(s)   84295
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: 2 days
Spun/seperated, Room Temperature: 4 days
Spun/seperated, Refrigerator: 1 week
Spun/seperated, Frozen: 6 months
Availability 24hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: 135-145 mmol/L
  Critical: <115 or >155 mmol/L
Comments

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on July 13, 2021

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.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
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