30610:CALCIUM (Ca)

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30610:CALCIUM (Ca)
Methodology: Indirect Potentiometry (effective 1/16/2006)
Edit Date: 1/13/2006
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 82310
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: 4.5 mL light green plasma separator tube (PST) or 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge SST or PST and transport in original tube. Centrifuge green top (heparin) tube, separate plasma from cells and pout into a plastic vial for transport. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Tubes other than those specified.

8.6-10.2 mg/dL

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