Chloride


Sunquest Code:CL  
Epic Code:LAB59Epic Name:Chloride
Order Instructions:Order CLW for whole blood specimens.
Methodology:Indirect potentiometric
CPT Code:82435
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Green (lithium heparin, gel) (Green (lithium heparin) on ICE, Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel), Dry heparin syringe)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1.25 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Oxboro Bloom, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center, Grand Itasca GICH)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
 
Age Male Female
0 - 19 y 98-110 mmol/L 96-110 mmol/L
20 y and older 94-109 mmol/L 94-109 mmol/L
GICH: All ages 98-107 mmol/L


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