pH
Label Mnemonic: PHO
Epic Lab Code: LAB662
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Chemistry
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Body fluid other than serum/plasma or urine (e.g., pleural, peritoneal, pericardial, joint fluid, etc.)
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
5 mL
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Methodology:
Ion-selective
CPT Code:
83986
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery