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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • CALCIUM, TOTAL RBCS

Test Code

  • 6333

Minimum Volume

  • 0.75 mL

Specimen Type

  • Red Blood Cells

Primary Container

  • Green Top Tube

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 2 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 2 mL RBCs Green top tube(Sodium Heparin) Rejection Criteria: Received Room Temp. Lavender tube(EDTA)

Specimen Retention

  • Centrifuge and separate RBCs into an acid washed plastic screw capped vial within 2 hours of collection.