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Test Code ICALW CALCIUM IONIZED (WB)

Specimen Tube Description

GREEN SODIUM HEPARIN

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Specimen Required

2 ml Sodium Heparin WHOLE BLOOD * TUBE MUST BE AT LEAST HALF FULL*

Specimen Preparation

Submit unspun and unopened

Specimen Stability Information

Test immediately ( within 15 minutes).

For Outpatient specimens: If testing cannot be immediately performed, specimen should be stored at 4 - 8°C (testing MUST be completed within 12 hours of collection)

Instructions

Mix well before testing. Warm specimen to room temperature prior to testing.

Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

24 hrs a day 7 days a week

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

82330

LOINC

1994-3