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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Chloride, Fluid

Test Name

Chloride, Fluid

Urine sample Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = Sterile Container

Minimum Volume = 1mL fluid

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Body fluid collected in red top vacutainer or sterile urine container. Indicate source of fluid

Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Stability: Chloride is stable at room temperature for 24 h, refrigerated for 1 week and frozen at -15 to -20°C for 6 months.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Centrifuge to remove cellular material.

Sample Rejection Criteria: Avoid leaking specimens and/or Non sufficient Quantity (Not Sufficient Quantity)

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

1 hour for Trauma / Stat - 2 hours for routine

Test Utilization

Reference Value

N/A

Test Code

FCL

Methodology

Indirect Potentiometry

Testing Location

SMH-Biochemistry

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019