Test Code: 836
Methodology: Ion Selective Electrode (ISE)
Clinical Significance: Sodium measurements are useful in the diagnosis and treatment of aldosteronism, diabetes insipidus, adrenal hypertension, Addison's Disease, dehydration, inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, or other diseases involving electrolyte imbalance.
Alternative Name(s): NA, NA+
Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 7 days
Rejection Criteria: Specimens exceeding stability; Unlabeled or improperly labeled specimens; Specimens other than serum; Grossly hemolyzed specimens
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