83224:BICARBONATE (HCO3), URINE

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83224:BICARBONATE (HCO3), URINE
Alias Names: Bicarb
Methodology: Enzymatic
Edit Date: 10/13/2009
Performed: Daily
Released: 48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 82374-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Random urine.
Handling: Mix well and immediately aliquot into a leak-proof plastic container. Do not expose to air. Freeze. CRITICAL FROZEN. Submit a separate specimen if additional tests are ordered.
Stability: Frozen 1 month. Unstable ambient or refrigerated (unstable if thawed and refrozen).
Standard Volume: 5 mL urine
Transport: Frozen, on dry ice.

Reference Range:
Reference Interval has not been defined for Bicarbonate, Urine.