Sign in →

Epic Code LAB107 Osmolality, Blood

Test Name Alias

Osmolality Serum | OSMO | 8286

Interface Order Alias

10213

Specimen Requirements

Submit only one of the following specimens:


Preferred
Specimen Type: Plasma
Container/Tube: Mint Green Top (Lithium Heparin Gel)
Volume: 4.5 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL plasma
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge within 2 hours


Acceptable
Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube: Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL serum
Collection Instructions: Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and centrifuge within 2 hours

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 12 hours

Refrigerate: 72 hours

Frozen: aliquot plasma/serum for longer storage

Laboratory Retention: 72 hours

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

270 – 300 mOsm/kg H2O

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Freezing Point Depression

CPT

83930-LAB-OSMOLALITY BLOOD

CDM Code

4058286

Epic Test ID

1230101000

LOINC

Osmolality: 2692-2

Beaker LOINC

OSMOLALITY: 2692-2

Mayo Access Code

SHO8286

Reviewed Date

3/5/2020

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: OSMOLALITY
Beaker Display Name: Osmolality, Blood
BEAKER TEST NAME: OSMOLALITY
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Osmolality

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GREEN LI HEPARIN PST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated
BL CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Acceptable)-Refrigerated