30530:CHLORIDE (Cl)

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30530:CHLORIDE (Cl)
Methodology: Indirect Potentiometry
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 82435
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (sodium or lithium heparin) or one 4.5 mL plasma separator tube (PST). Do not draw from a limb receiving an intravenous infusion.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge SST or PST within 2 hours of collection and transport in original tube. Centrifuge green top tube and separate plasma into a plastic vial for transport. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.

95-109 mEq/L

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