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Ammonia

Specimen Type:

 

 

Blood


CHEMISTRY


Specimen requirements:

5 mL Lavender Tube

Reference ranges:

CATEGORY

LOW  

HIGH  

UNITS  

QUALITATIVE  

Male

11

51

umol/L

 

Female

16

60

umol/L

 

Critical values:

CATEGORY

LOW  

HIGH  

UNITS  

QUALITATIVE  

N/A

N/A

>250

umol/L

N/A

Unit of measure:

umol/L

Ideal sample:

3mL

Absolute minimum amount:

600 uL (FULL purple top microtainer)

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

Transport to laboratory immediately on ice.

Label instructions:

N/A

The following substances can adversely affect the results:

Lipemia

Request test on form:

MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )

Order/entry screen(s):

Chemistry - Blood

Stat frequency:

Daily

Stat turn around time:

1 hour

Routine frequency:

Daily

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

4 Hours

For Hillcrest deliver to:

SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and

 

Processing, room 2-117

For Thornton deliver to:

Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,

 

room 1-013

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Enzymatic Method

Special Instructions:

N/A

 

Results are available on a Chart Copy

 

Results are Quantitative

CyberLAB abbreviation:

AMMON

CyberLAB code:

2172

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A