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Test Code ULYT ELECTROLYTES PANEL, URINE

Important Note

This test includes Urine Sodium and Potassium (Random) done at PMC and Urine Chloride done at UVMMC.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine
Container/Tube: Plastic Container
Specimen Volume: 5 ml; submit  2.0 mL urine
Specimen Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL
Collection Instructions:
1. Send specimen in plastic container with lid securely attached.
2. Place patient label on container, not on lid.
3. No preservative. Refrigerate specimen after collection.
4. Urine samples are stable for 4 days at 2 – 8ºC

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Days Performed

Daily

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84300

84122

82436

Performing Location

Porter Hospital Laboratory

University of Vermont Medical Center