Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name LITHIUM LEVEL
Components
Synonyms Li
Description
Specimen Requirements 
Container Plain red collection tube, K2-EDTA, Na - Heparin.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Li Heparin Collection tubes.
Methodology Colorimetric
Reference Range 0.50 - 1.50 mmol/L
CPT Code(s) 80178
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT less than 2 hrs; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Notes Toxic: >2.00 mmol/L
Updated/Reviewed 09/25/2017


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