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Electrolyte Panel

Test Code


The Panel includes Sodium, Chloride, Potassium, and Carbon Dioxide (CO2).


Testing performed on the DxC 700 AU Analyzer.

Test Utility

This panel is used for the diagnosis and treatment of numerous potentially serious disorders associated with changes in body acid-base balance.

Specimen Storage and Stability

Acceptable Sample: One Gold Top SST (Minimum Whole Blood: 4.0mL)

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Allow SST specimens to clot 30 to 60 minutes, then immediately centrifuge to separate serum from cells. Refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed and/or uncentrifuged

Reference Range

See specific analytes for reference ranges.


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

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