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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, Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin Microtainer, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin, Red, Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol:  1.0 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

Storage location: Core Chemistry Refrigerator

 

Off-site collection:  Avoid hemolysis. Verify ordering provider would like BUN, Creatinine, ALT, Alk Phos, and Bilirubin. Specimen should be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection. Spin blood and transfer serum or plasma to plastic tube and refrigerate. Do NOT freeze.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or Plasma RT

≤ 4 h

Serum or Plasma 2-8 C

≤ 4 d

  -20 C or -70 C

N

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
Y 24/7 1 h

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

 

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry

Phone Number: 206-987-2617 (Client Services)

Reference Range

Refer to individual tests for reference ranges.

CPT Codes

84075

84460

84520

82565

82247

 

Critical Values

Refer to individual tests for critical values.