Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name PHOSPHORUS
Components
Synonyms PO4
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred: 3mL Green / Yellow PST (lithium heparin) collection tube, Acceptable Plain RED or SST, K2 - EDTA plasma.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 3 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Moderate or grossly lipemic specimens
Methodology
Reference Range 0-2 year 4.0-7.0 mg/dL; 2 year and greater 2.4 - 4.5 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 84100
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 Fasting specimen is preferred. Non-fasting is acceptable.
Updated/Reviewed 09252017


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