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Test Code CA CALCIUM

Important Note

Formula for calculated calcium

Calculated calcium = measured total calcium + (4.0 – albumin) * 0.8

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

CA LAB53 FAH4962

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability

SST

Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL

0.6 mL

0.3 mL

7 days
Lithium Heparin (green top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 7 days
Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL N/A N/A 7 days

 

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code

Calcium                                                                                

82310

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

Age

Sex

Physiological
Status

Low

High

Units

1 - 8 days Female   7.5 11.3 mg/dL
8 - 30 days Female   8.4 11.9 mg/dL
1 - 3 months Female   8.0 11.1 mg/dL
3 - 6 months Female   7.7 11.5 mg/dL
6 months - 1 year Female   7.8 11.1 mg/dL
1 - 4 years Female   8.7 9.8 mg/dL
4 - 7 years Female   8.8 10.1 mg/dL
7 - 10 years Female   8.8 10.1 mg/dL
10 - 12 years Female   8.9 10.1 mg/dL
12 - 14 years Female   8.8 10.6 mg/dL
14 - 16 years Female   9.2 10.7 mg/dL
16 - 18 years Female   8.9 10.7 mg/dL

≥18 years

Female   8.5 10.5 mg/dL
1 - 8 days Male   7.3 11.4 mg/dL
8 - 30 days Male   8.6 11.7 mg/dL
1 - 3 months Male   8.5 11.3 mg/dL
3 - 6 months Male   8.3 11.4 mg/dL
6 months - 1 year Male   7.7 11.0 mg/dL
1 - 4 years Male   8.7 9.8 mg/dL
4 - 7 years Male   8.8 10.1 mg/dL
7 - 10 years Male   8.8 10.1 mg/dL
10 - 12 years Male   8.9 10.1 mg/dL
12 - 14 years Male   8.8 10.6 mg/dL
14 - 16 years Male   9.2 10.7 mg/dL
16 - 18 years Male   8.9 10.7 mg/dL

≥18 years

Male   8.5 10.5 mg/dL

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

Result Code LOINC(s)

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
CAL Calcium 17861-6
CALC2 Calculated Calcium 46099-8

 

Order Code LOINC

Order Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
CA Calcium in process