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Test Code PH PH

Important Note

Must be collected at the UVMMC Ambulatory Care Center Main Campus. Place sample on ice and deliver immediatly to the lab, see Special Test Considerations.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

PRISM Code

MayoAccess ID

PH

PH LAB75 FAH241

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
Syringe Heparinized Whole Blood Ice 1 mL 1 mL 0.2 mL 1 hour
Syringe Heparinized Whole Blood ice 3 mL 3 mL 0.8 mL 1 hour
Syringe Heparinize Whole Blood Ice 5 mL 5 mL 1.2 mL 1 hour

Remove the needle and cap the syringe, deliver on ice immediately to the laboratory.

Syringe must be free of air bubbles. The presence of air bubbles will be noted in the laboratory report.

Samples received in any other container are not acceptable for testing and the test will NOT be performed.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / Immediately / Available STAT

Method

Ion Selective Electrode

CPT(s)

Description CPT code
pH 82800

 

Instrumentation

Siemens Rapis Point 500

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
PH pH 11558-4

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Reference Range

All ages Male and Female: pH: 7.31 - 7.41

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

Yes