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8641M
FLUORIDE, PLASMA

Test Code 8641M 
Test FLUORIDE, PLASMA 
Methodology Ion-Selective Electrode (ISE) 
Description Used in monitoring patients receiving sodium fluoride for bone disease and in monitoring for accidental ingestion. 
Specimen Draw blood in green-top (heparin) tube(s). Spin down and send 3.0 mL (minimum: 1.2 mL) of heparinized plasma.

NOTE: SPECIMEN MUST BE SENT IN PLASTIC VIAL. 

Reference Values Toxic concentration: >= 15 mcmol/L 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up One time per week 
CPT Code(s) 82735