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Chloride

Test Code:

BC0075

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

Gel separator tube (Adult)
Microtube (Paeds)

Specimen Requirement

Plain Blood
Adult: 3 mL
Paediatric: 1.3 mL


Invert blood 5 times after blood collection ensures the anticoagulant is well mixed with the blood. This will ensure results are reliable.

Specimen Storage / Transport

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

Yes

Turn Around Time

Average 2 hrs (1 - 3 hrs)

Reference Value(s)

< 1st month: 98-113 mmol/L
> 1st month: 98-107 mmol/L

Testing Laboratory Location

KKH

Laboratory

Clinical Chemistry

Contact Number

6394 1383

Day and Time Performed

Daily, 24 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Critical Values:
Low: <85 mmol/L
High: >120 mmol/L

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Chloride BC0075
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