Osmolality, Serum

Supply #T05 Red Top Tube (NO GEL) 10mL

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

Collection Guide: 

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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