Lithium

Last Modified: 4/12/2019 10:25:40 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Do not collect in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST)
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Refrigerated

24 hours on cells if refrigerated
Reference Range: 0.5 - 1.5 meq/L
Critical Ranges: > 1.5 meq/L
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Colorimetric
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Stat Eligible: Yes
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Hospital Randallia, Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: LITH
EPIC Test Code: LAB29
Alternate Test Names: Li
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 80178

Go back to the top of the page.