Extended Acute Care Panel: (Na, K, Cl, Co2, BUN, Crea, Glu, Ca, Mg)

Test Methodology:

See Individual Test


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two (2) hours

STAT: One (1) hour 


Specimen Requirement:

3 c serum (red top or SST) 


Patient Preparation:

8-10 hours of fasting; Normal water intake is acceptable unless otherwise instructed by the doctor 


Special Considerations:

Avoid hemolysis, separate serum within one hour 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services