LITHIUM

Name: LITHIUM
Mnemonic: LIT
Container: Plain red only (No gel)
Handling: Volume: 1.0 ml serum Centrifuge specimen within 1 hour of collection. Do not collect SST tube. Stability: 8 hrs room temp, 1 day refrigerated, 7 days frozen Include date, time and amount of last dose Collect 8-12 hours post-dose
Methodology: Methodology: ISE
Required Information: qt-Date of last dose:qt-What is the amount of the dose?qt-What is the time of dose?
Reported: Routine 4 hr, STAT 1hr
CPT: 80178
Department: Main Lab
Note: Do not collect in SST; plain red tube only
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