Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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CHEMISTRY PROFILE, WHOLE BLOOD

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3512         Geisinger Epic ID: 123446

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Lithium heparin (no gel) microtainer
Specimen required:
1 mL whole blood; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
Due to sample instability, this test may only be collected and analyzed at performing laboratory site.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature. Do not refrigerate.
Specimen stability:
Stable 1 hour at room temperature.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Sodium: 135-146 mmol/L
Potassium: 3.5-5.1 mmol/L
Chloride: 98-107 mmol/L
Bicarbonate: 23-31 mmol/L
Anion gap: 7.0-15.0 mmol/L
Glucose:
    0-31 days: 45-90 mg/dL;
    >= 32 days: 70-120 mg/dL
Ionized Calcium:
    0-17 years: 1.22-1.37 mmol/L;
    18 years and older: 1.13-1.32 mmol/L
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Sodium: Below 120, above 155 mmol/L
Potassium: Below 2.5, above 6.5 mmol/L
iCa: Below 0.76 mmol/L; above 1.59 mmol/L
Glucose: Below 45 mg/dL; above 500 mg/dL
Additional information:
This test is also performed at the Mount Pocono and Pottsville clinic laboratories during clinic hours.
CPT code(s):
82330, 82435, 82947, 84132, 84295
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Ionized Calcium, Bicarbonate, Anion gap, Glucose
Methodology:
Amperometric
Potentiometric
Synonyms:
Clinical significance:
See individual member listing.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 01/07/2021

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Stat Lab
Technical Lead: Karen Delp
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Sarah McGowan    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Valerie Koveleski    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Robyn Stokes  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Deborah Dempsey Ann Mack  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Melissa Forsythe  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical lead: Brenda Shuman-Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

Technical lead: Bernadette Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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