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Electrolytes Panel

eD-H Order Code

LAB16

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Blood 0.1 ML  

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Assay Information

Assay Result Type
Sodium Lvl Numeric
Potassium Lvl Numeric
Chloride Lvl Numeric
CO2 Numeric
Anion Gap Numeric

Reference Ranges / Critical Values

Assay Gender Age Range Normal Range Critical Values Units
Anion Gap All 0 Minutes – 150 Years 5 -15   mMol/L
CO2 All 0 Minutes – 150 Years 22 -31 <10 mMol/L
Chloride Lvl All 0 Minutes – 150 Years 98 -107   mMol/L
Potassium Lvl All 0 Minutes – 6 Months 3.5 -5.0 <3.1 or >8.0 mMol/L
    6 Months – 150 Years 3.5 -5.0 <3.1 or >6.0 mMol/L
Sodium Lvl All 0 Minutes – 150 Years 135 -145 <120 or >160 mMol/L

Interpretive Data

Assay Display Interpretive Data
Potassium Lvl Please note: Patients with WBC >100 000 may have falsely elevated Potassium levels. For accurate Potassium quantification in these patients send serum separator tube (gold top) for subsequent determinations. Contact the Clinical Chemistry Laboratory if there are any questions.

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; continuously

Performing Lab Section

Chemistry

CPT(s)

80051