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Test ID BLOD0529 Electrolyte Panel

AKA

Serum Electrolytes, Lytes

Specimen Type/Requirements

Green (Lithium Heparin) Tube or Gold (SST Serum) Tube

Hemolyzed specimens will be rejected. Lipemia may interfere.

Specimen Volume

Preferred Volume 500 µL serum/plasma
Minimum Volume 100 µL serum/plasma

 

Stability/Transport

Room Temperature 1 day  
Refrigerated 7 days Preferred for Transport
Frozen 2 weeks  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Additional Information

Tests in Panel:

Sodium Potassium
Chloride Carbon Dioxide

 

Methodology

Ion-Selective Electrode Indirect

Performing Lab

Sanford Laboratories Fargo-Core Lab

CPT

80051