Mnemonic: CAION
Container: Plasma Separator, Serum Separator
Handling: NOTE: Do not remove stopper from tube prior to testing
Reject Criteria: Tube opened prior to testing
Methodology: Ion-Selective Electrode
CPT: 82330
Department: Main Lab
Preferred Volume: 1 ml serum or heparinized plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.5 ml
Stability: Centrifuge and test ASAP after collection
Performed: Daily
Units: mmol/L
Reference Range: see footnote
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