Bicarbonate, Body Fluid - LG404


Sunquest Code:LSMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Order Instructions:Comment type of fluid.
Synonyms:HCO3, Body Fluid
Methodology:Enzymatic
CPT Code:82374
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 4-6 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Body fluid, gastric fluid
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.3 mL Does not permit repeat analysis.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (National Medical Services via Mayo)
Referral Lab number:NMS# 0645 FL


Interpretive

Reference Range:No reference range established.


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