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Clinical Chemistry Laboratory

Osmolality, Blood

  • LIS Mnemonic: IOSM

    Collect

    IN HOUSE: Heparinized Blood Gas Syringe SATELLITE LOCATIONS: PST (LIGHT GREEN TOP TUBE)

    Volume Required

    0.5-1.0 mL blood

    Minimum Required

    0.3 mL blood

    Transport

    Send to lab immediately

    Stability

    3 hrs room temp, 5 days refrigerated 2-8 degrees C

    Processing

    In house, spin aliquot in Stat Spin centrifuge for 2 minutes Satellite locations - spin PST tube according to manuf guidelines and send plasma to core lab

Days Performed

24/7

Reported

30 Minutes

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

83930

Methodology

Advanced Instruments

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