Osmolality, SerumMain Content
Test Code: 677
Supply: 53712 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL
Methodology: Freezing Point Depression
Clinical Significance: Serum osomolality is increased in hypernatremia, hyperglycemia, uremia, ethanol, methanol, or ethylene glycol overdoses, and in diabetes insipidus.
Additional names: N/A
Supply: T05 - Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Sterile transport container
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 24 hours
Special Instructions: Must be collected in red top tube. SST not acceptable. Allow specimen to clot, spin down (centrifuge) sample, and pour serum into a sterile transport container.
Reject due: Serum recieved on cells; Gross hemolysis
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