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Test ID BLOD0529 ELECTROLYTE PANEL

AKA

Lytes

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Ion Selective Electrode, indirect

CPT

80051

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Includes: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, and Bicarbonate.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/o gel

Stability

Room Temp: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 1 year