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Epic Test Name OSMOLALITY SERUM
Components
Synonyms Osmo
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred:Serum(SST), Acceptable: Plasma (Lithium and Sodium Heparin)
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria
Methodology Freezing point depression
Reference Range 275-295 mOsm/kg
CPT Code(s) 83930
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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