Laboratory Services

Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Sodium
Synonym(s)
Na
Test ID
NA
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin plasma
Specimen Requirements
SST
Additional Processing Details
Do not allow serum to remain on the cells after centrifugation.
Stability
14 days at 15-25°C
14 days at 2-8 °C
Stable at -20°C
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Hemolyzed or grossly lipemic samples
Methodology
Ion Selective Electrode
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
84295
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Adult: 136-145 mmol/L
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
2951-2