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Bromide Level

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Bromine

Description

Exposure Monitoring; Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Dark Green Top/Na Heparin

Preferred Vol: 2 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note: SST and EDTA are not acceptable.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: SST/Serum seperator or EDTA

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Aliquot 0.4 - 1 mL serum or plasma. Store specimen in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp

30 d

  Refrigerated 30 d
  Frozen

30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, set up at NMS Lab M, Th 5 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

Department

Department:  

NMS Labs

3701 Welsh Road

Willow Grove, PA   19090-0437

 

Phone Number

(215) 657-4900

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method: Ion Chromatography (IC)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82542 (TLZ 01/14/16)

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Bromide, Serum/Plasma Test

Reference Test Number:

0720SP

Instructions:

Send out ambient Mon - Fri via Fed Ex (Saturday delivery ok).