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Test Code LYT ELECTROLYTES PANEL

Important Note

Tests included: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Carbon dioxide

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

LYT

LAB16 FAH4974

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 5 days
Lithium heparin (green top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 5 days
*Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL N/A N/A 5 days

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 1 day / Available STAT

Method

See Individual Tests.

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Electrolytes Panel                               80051

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros

Reference Range

See individual tests.

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

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

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
NA Sodium 2951-2
K Potassium 2823-3
CL Chloride 2075-0
CO2 CO2 2028-9