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Test ID BLOD0617 Osmolality

AKA

OSMO

Container Type

Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel

Specimen type/Requirements

Serum or plasma

Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL

Stability

7 days refrigerated

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis- >1000
Icterus→60
Lipemia→1000

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Instructions

Serum (red) gel specimen preferred. Lithium heparin (green) gel specimen acceptable.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Freezing point depression

CPT

83930

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck