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Lithium level

Lab Section: 

Chemistry

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB29

 

Methodology: 

Colorimetric

Schedule: 

On request

Reported: 

1 hour for STAT orders; 4 hours for Routine orders

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Gold Top Tube
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Collection time required
Handling: Draw 12 hour after dose .

 

Notes: 

Approved for add-on red top and gold top tube only.

Reference Interval: 

Age Limit

Sex

Normal Range

Units

0 - 999 Years

Any

0.60-1.20

mEq/L

 

CPT Code(s): 

80178

Last Changed: 

7/2/2018 3:20 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 10:33 AM