Calcium, Ionized, Other
Label Mnemonic: ICAO
Epic Lab Code: LAB635
Downtime Form: A-1a Critical Care/Special Care Nurseries Laboratory Requisition
Critical Care - Relocated to Core Laboratory
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Body Fluid (e.g., surgical drain, pericardial, peritoneal, peritoneal dialysis, pleural, or synovial)
Collection Medium:
Heparinized syringe or Green top tube (Na Heparin)
Minimum:
0.5 mL in Lithium/Sodium Heparin syringe or, Full draw; any size Lithium/Sodium Heparin green top tube.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
10 minutes (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
No established reference range (see Test Limitations).
Test Limitations:
This test is not approved by the FDA for this sample type. Performance characteristics and reference range have not been verified. Results should be interpreted in conjunction with clinical findings.
Methodology:
Ion Selective Electrode
CPT Code:
82330
 
See also:
Calcium, Ionized (Or Free), Serum, Plasma or Whole Blood
 
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery