Specimen Requirements

Title

IONIZED CALCIUM

Specimen Requirement

DRAW BLOOD IN A SST. ALLOW BLOOD TO CLOT 30-60 MINUTES. SPIN AND REFRIGERATE.

DEDICATED TUBE IS REQUIRED–DO NOT OPEN TUBE. CANNOT BE SHARED.

Methodology

Stability

REFRIGERATED 48 HOURS

Reference Range

BY REPORT

Turnaround

1-3 DAYS PERFORMED MON-FRI

Clinical Use

Test Code

ICAW