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sodium, whole blood
Synonyms: Na, Whole Blood 
Computer Code: NAWB
Specimen Collection: Must be done at AMC Hospital.
Adults: 1 mL heparinized arterial blood.
Pediatrics: Heparinized capillary tube. 
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: None. 
Reference Values: 135-145 MEQ/L  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: GASES
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 20 min 
Stat TAT: 10 min 
CPT Code(s): 84302 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 44
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/30/2014
Time: 19:26:38 (24hr)