Piccolo Xpress Chemistry Analyzer- spectrophotometry
Performed at authorized locations by point of care operators. Aids in the diagnosis of a wide variety of physiological disorders, see the Piccolo Basic Metabolic and Comprehensive panel test procedure for analyte specific information. Analytes included: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride, Total Carbon Dioxide, Glucose, Total Calcium, Urea Nitrogen (BUN), Creatinine, Alkaline Phosphatase, ALT, AST, Total Bilirubin, Albumin, Total Protein.
Analyte specific reference ranges are available in the Piccolo Basic Metabolic and Comprehensive Metabolic Panel test procedure located on the POC website: https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/point-of-care.
•Specimen must be collected in a lithium heparin tube/syringe.
•Specimens must be free of clots and fibrin.
•Samples that are grossly hemolyzed and/or lipemic should be tested via an alternative method.
Collect in lithium heparin syringe/tube.
• Specimens grossly hemolyzed and/or lipemic.
For more test specific information, please refer to the test procedure found on the Michigan Medicine POC website: https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/point-of-care