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Calcium, ionized, whole blood

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2727

 

Methodology: 

Ion Selective Electrode

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Dark Green Top Tube - Whole Blood. Sample needs to be drawn On Ice or send refrigerated to lab. Stable for 4 hrs on ice or refrigerated. 15 minutes at ambient temperature.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL or 1 full dark green microtainer tube
Requires dedicated tube and must remain unopened.

 

Notes: 

Cannot add-on ionized calcium.

Reference Interval: 

Adult reference Range: 4.60 - 5.08 mg/dL

CPT Code(s): 

82330

Last Changed: 

01/17/2018 12:02 PM

Last Reviewed: 

01/17/2018 12:02 PM