Item Value
Test name Chloride, Plasma / Serum
Available Stat? Yes
Turn around times STAT 1 hour, Routine 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mt. Zion Chemistry
Normal range
0-17 years 97-108 mmol/L
≥ 18 years 97-108 mmol/L


1. Normal range for >18y adults was determined by testing 271 male and female healthy blood donors at UCSF.
2. Pediatric range same as adults as referenced in Soldin, "Pediatric Reference Intervals" 6th ed. 2007, Methods 1,2,3.
Container type Light green top preferred, Gold top acceptable
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
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Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667