Test Overview
Test Methodology

Potentiometric

Reference Range *

No established reference range.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

8 hours

Soft Order Code
CLF
MiChart Code
Chloride, Body Fluid
Synonyms
  • CHLORIDE, FLUID
  • CHLORF
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect body fluid in SST or red top tube, or clean container with no preservative. Refrigerate. Body fluid must be of liquid consistency for analysis.

Alternate Specimen
Stool acceptable, must be of liquid consistency. [4/08]
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1.0 mL fluid
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL fluid
Additional Information

This test has not been cleared nor approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Billing
CPT Code
82438
Fee Code
22218
LOINC
2072-7
NY State Approved
No