Testing performed on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU analyzing serum.
The Chloride test system is intended for the quantitative measurement of the level of chloride in serum. Chloride measurements are used in the diagnosis and treatment of electrolyte and metabolic disorders such as cystic fibrosis and diabetic acidosis.
Specimen Storage and Stability
Separate serum from blood cells ASAP. Avoid hemolysis. One Gold Top or Tiger SST, minimum 2.0mL. Chloride is stable in serum at least for 7 days at 2-8C.
Specimen Collection and Preparation
Serum sample recommended, volume minimum 2.0mL in Gold Top or Tiger SST, free from hemolysis.
98 - 107mEq/L
Monday - Saturday, 16 hours a day.
Result available after getting the specimen in 5 hours.
STAT results available within 2 hours of receipt in the Laboratory.
*NOTE: All Specimen Refrigerated (2-8°C) for 7 days only.
Vibra Health Laboratory
Phone: (248) 846-0663
1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083