FLUORIDE, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Separate serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST, Sodium Fluoride/Potassium oxalate

Methodology
Ion Chromatography (IC)

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 15 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time8-15 days
Test CodeFLUOR
CPT-4 Code (s)
82735
LOINC Codes
5649-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory