Phosphorous

Test Code

PHOS

Methodology

Testing performed with serum on Beckman Coulter DxC 700 AU analyzer.

Test Utility

Used for the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases, parathyroid gland disorders, and Vitamin D imbalance.

Specimen Storage and Stability

Serum samples are stable for eight hours when stored at room temperature (15-25C) or for more than one week when refrigerated at 2-8C.

Specimen Collection and Preparation

Serum sample, free from hemolysis, are recommended. Remove serum from clots ASAP to minimize hemolysis. EDTA, fluoride oxalate, or citrate should not be used when measuring inorganic phosphorous.

Specimen Rejection

  • Improperly labeled

  • Specimen grossly

  • Hemolyzed uncentrifuged

Reference Ranges

2.5 - 5.0mg/dL

Performed

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.

Contacts

Vibra Health Laboratory

Phone: (248) 846-0663

VibraHealthLab.com

1307 Allen Dr, Suite A, Troy, MI 48083