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Test Code ONC CHEM1 Oncology Monitor 1

Clinical System Name

Oncology Chemistry Monitor 1

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):  Gold SST, Red Tube, or Dark Green/Sodium Heparin,  Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin Microtainer or 1 Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol:  2.0 mL

Minimum Vol:  0.5 mL

Note: Avoid hemolysis. Verify ordering provider would like BUN, Creatinine, ALT, Alk Phos, and Bilirubin. For quickest turn-around-time: collect sample into green top microtainer.

 

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Hemolysis, age of specimen, incorrect collection container.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8oC

Storage location: Core Chemistry Refrigerator

 

Off-site collection:  Avoid hemolysis. Verify ordering provider would like BUN, Creatinine, ALT, Alk Phos, and Bilirubin. Refer to instructions for individual analytes.

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or Plasma RT

 4 H

Serum or Plasma 2-8oC

4 D

Serum or Plasma -20o C or -70oC

Not Recommended

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7 1 H

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

 

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

 

Reference Range

Refer to individual tests.

CPT Codes

84075

84460

84520

82565

82247

 

Critical Values

Refer to individual tests.