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Chemistry Special Study

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code SPCHEM
Performed by China Basin Chemistry
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 5 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 3 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
Processing notes Centrifuge sample and aliquot all serum. Store tightly capped at 2-8C. Ship to China Basin Chemistry.
Normal range
Additional information This procedure is primarily ordered so the laboratory can obtain an additional blood sample to internally check the validity of a previously reported result (e.g, by repeat testing, parallel dilution testing, etc). There is no charge to the patient when this procedure is ordered. The findings are reported by sending a free text comment to the patient medical record."
Last Updated 6/14/2016 4:00:09 PM
Entry Number 1697
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