Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name SODIUM
Components
Synonyms Na
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred 3 mL green PST (lithium heparin) collection tub; Acceptable PLAIN RED or SST
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Ion Selective Electrode
Reference Range 135 - 145 mmol/ L.
CPT Code(s) 84295
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT < 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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