Aid in assessment of the etiology of anion gap acidosis.
Within 24 hours
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 6 months
Analgesic: 2-10 mg/dL
Anti-inflammatory: 10-30 mg/dL
Toxic: 31 mg/dL or greater
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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