Within 24 hours
Plasma separator tube or serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Green (sodium or lithium heparin), lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).
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)
Hemolyzed specimens. Specimens collected in sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate, citrate.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 4 days; Frozen: 1 year
By report (Reports may vary based on instrumentation)
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020028||Phosphorus, Inorganic, Serum or Plasma||2777-1|
- HPO4-2, PO4-3
- Inorganic phosphate
- phosphorus blood concentration
- Phosphorus blood level
- Phosphorus blood test
- PO4 concentration
- PO4 level
- Serum phosphorus