Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Lithium Order Code : LIL
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 1 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.6 mL (1 full microtainer) whole blood
Methodology: Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Standard Run Times: 24 hours/7 days a week
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
Special Handling: Specimens must be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection. After centrifugation, specimens are stable for 7 days at 2 to 8°C. Indicate peak, trough, or random; date & time of last dose; dosage (incl. units of measure); administration route.
CPT Codes: 80178
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB29
SHC EPIC Code: LABLIL
Causes For Rejection: Lithium heparin.
Department: Chemistry