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CHLORIDE, SERUM

Test Code CL 
Test CHLORIDE, SERUM 
Methodology Ion-Selective Electrode (ISE) 
Specimen Draw blood in either a plain, red-top tube or serum gel tube. (HEMOLYZED, OR GROSSLY LIPEMIC SPECIMEN IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum volume: 0.3 mL) of serum refrigerated. 
MMC Specimen Draw blood in a plasma gel tube. (HEMOLYZED, OR GROSSLY LIPEMIC SPECIMEN IS NOT ACCEPTABLE). 1.0 mL (0.3 mL minimum) of plasma required. 
Reference Values 96 - 108 mEq/L 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 82435