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Test Code OSMOLS Osmolality, Serum

Methodology

Freezing Point Depression

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 0.5 mL of serum.

Reference Values

280-300 mosm/Kg

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

CPT Coding

83930

Secondary ID

HHA1292

LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Osmolality, Serum

2692-2

 

Specimen Stability Information

 

Specimen Type

Temperature

Time

Serum

RT, spun

3 hrs
 

Refrigerated

3 days

 

Reject Due To

 

Hemolysis

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Lipemia

Mild:

ok

Gross:

ok

Icterus

Mild:

NA

Gross:

NA