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LYTES
ELECTROLYTES, SERUM

Test Code LYTES 
Test ELECTROLYTES, SERUM 
Methodology Ion-Selective Electrode(ISE)/Colorimetric 
Description ANION GAP
CHLORIDE
CO2
POTASSIUM
SODIUM 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. (HEMOLYZED, OR GROSSLY LIPEMIC SPECIMEN IS NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Spin down within 2 hours of draw. 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, deliver to lab ASAP. 
Reference Values See individual analytes. 
Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 80051