Osmolality

Alphabetical Test listing

Osmolality-182

  
Osmolality
  
182
  
83930.0
  
OSB
  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Immediately follow collection, mix sample by inverting 8 - 10 times to prevent clotting

  

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

  
Serum
  
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 7 days

Ambient - 24 hours

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Freezing Point Depression

  

275 - 300 mOsm/Kg

 

  
83930
  
11/30/2001
  
02/13/2020
  
02/10/2020