Ionized Calcium (ICa)

Test Methodology:

Potentiometric Method


Running Day:

Daily 


Turn Around Time:

Routine: Two hours

STAT: One hour 


Specimen Requirement:

3 cc heparinized whole blood (lithium heparin-green top) 


Patient Preparation:

None 


Special Considerations:

Should be processed within 10 min after collection 


Unit Conducting the Service:

Clinical Chemistry Services