ELECTROLYTE PANEL

LAB16

LYTES

Collect

One 4.5 mL Green top tube with gel separator

Also acceptable:

Red top tube with or without a gel separator, Green top tube without gel separator.

Minimum volume: 0.4mL serum/plasma

Unacceptable Conditions

Sample not properly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately.
Offsite:  Green tops: Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection. Red tops: Allow 20 minutes for Red top to clot. Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refer to individual components for stability.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

Notes

For laboratories to bill Medicare, each component of a panel must be medically necessary for the treatment or diagnosis of the patient. All tests listed may be ordered individually.

Performed

Upon receipt

Methodology

Refer to individual components for methodology. Panel includes: Na, K, Cl, CO2.

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • LAB16
  • LYTES

Reference Interval

Effective 05/20/2014:

Component Low High Units
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA 133 145 mmol/L
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA 3.5 5.1 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA 98 108 mmol/L
CARBON DIOXIDE 21 31 mmol/L
Anion Gap 7 16 mmol/L

 

Before 05/20/2014:

Component Sex From Age To Age Normal Low Normal High Units
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1D 3.5 6.0 mmol/L
  M/F 1D 16 3.5 5.0 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 3.3 5.0 mmol/L
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1M 135 145 mmol/L
  M/F 1M 150 133 145 mmol/L
CARBON DIOXIDE M/F 0 150 22 32 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 16 97 108 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 101 111 mmol/L

Interpretive Data

Adult reference ranges.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

CPT Codes

80051

Collection

LAB16

LYTES

Collect

One 4.5 mL Green top tube with gel separator

Also acceptable:

Red top tube with or without a gel separator, Green top tube without gel separator.

Minimum volume: 0.4mL serum/plasma

Unacceptable Conditions

Sample not properly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Deliver to lab immediately.
Offsite:  Green tops: Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection. Red tops: Allow 20 minutes for Red top to clot. Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Refer to individual components for stability.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

Notes

For laboratories to bill Medicare, each component of a panel must be medically necessary for the treatment or diagnosis of the patient. All tests listed may be ordered individually.

Ordering

Performed

Upon receipt

Methodology

Refer to individual components for methodology. Panel includes: Na, K, Cl, CO2.

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • LAB16
  • LYTES
Result Interpretation

Reference Interval

Effective 05/20/2014:

Component Low High Units
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA 133 145 mmol/L
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA 3.5 5.1 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA 98 108 mmol/L
CARBON DIOXIDE 21 31 mmol/L
Anion Gap 7 16 mmol/L

 

Before 05/20/2014:

Component Sex From Age To Age Normal Low Normal High Units
POTASSIUM, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1D 3.5 6.0 mmol/L
  M/F 1D 16 3.5 5.0 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 3.3 5.0 mmol/L
SODIUM,SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 1M 135 145 mmol/L
  M/F 1M 150 133 145 mmol/L
CARBON DIOXIDE M/F 0 150 22 32 mmol/L
CHLORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA M/F 0 16 97 108 mmol/L
  M/F 16 150 101 111 mmol/L

Interpretive Data

Adult reference ranges.

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Core

Administrative

CPT Codes

80051

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