Calcium, Serum

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: CA
POE DESCRIPTION: CALCIUM; CA
CPT CODE: 82310
DAYS PERFORMED: Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
TURNAROUND TIME: Routine: 8 hours; stat: 1 hour
CONTAINER TYPE:

SSTTM tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood (serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 0.4 mL blood (0.2 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

1 day - 1 month:  7.3 - 11.9 mg/dL

1 month - adult:   8.7 - 10.7 mg/dL

CRITICAL VALUES: < 5.0; > 13.0
LAST UPDATED:

3-25-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):Ca