Fluoride, Quantitative, Serum and Plasma


Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Ion-specific electrode
CPT Codes: 82735 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 8-11  days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.8 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Gray (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride) or separator tubes.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL; 0.6 mL minimum serum or plasma. Store in refrigerator, Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:1 month at room temperatuer or refrigerated; 28 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:91341


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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