CHLORIDE, WHOLE BLOOD

Synonyms:
Computer Code: CLWB
Specimen Collection: Must be done at AMC Hospital. Blood collected in blood gas syringe (low heparin). Deliver to lab within 30 mins of draw.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport specimen within 30 minutes of draw.
Reference Values: 99-109 MEQ/L
Lab Code: CC
Requisition: GASES
Test Frequency: Daily
Routine TAT: 20 min
Stat TAT: 10 min
CPT Code(s): 82435
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII