Phosphorus, Inorganic, Plasma or Serum
0020028
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
PHOS
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed specimens. Specimens collected in sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate, citrate.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
By report (Reports may vary based on instrumentation)
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
84100
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020028Phosphorus, Inorganic, Serum or Plasma
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Cross References
  • HPO4-2, PO4-3
  • Inorganic phosphate
  • Phosphate
  • phosphorus blood concentration
  • Phosphorus blood level
  • Phosphorus blood test
  • Phosphorus,serum
  • PO4
  • PO4 concentration
  • PO4 level
  • Serum phosphorus