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Epic Test Name CALCIUM
Components
Synonyms CA
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container 3 mL green/yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, PLAIN RED, 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 O-cresolphthalein complexone
Reference Range 0-10 days (7.6-10.4 mg/dL) 10 days-2 years (9.0-11.0 mg/dL) 2-12 years (8.8-10.8 mg/dL) 12- and above (8.4-10.2 mg/dL).
CPT Code(s) 82310
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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