1 x plain (red) Sample must be kept anaerobic. Transport on ice to laboratory
Send sample on ice to separating
Forearm exercise with the tourniquet in place and removal of the tourniquet before the collection device is full will significantly affect iCa results.
Gross haemolysis has been reported to clinically significantly lower the iCa result
Benzalkonium heparin (may be used in arterial catheters) can elevate the results by up to 0.6 mmol/L.
Sample must be kept anaerobic, transport on ice to laboratory
Chilled (2 - 8 degrees Celsius)
Aliquot Instructions - 1mL serum into syringe for ICA
Send to lab on ice in leak proof capped syringe.
1.13 – 1.26 mmol/L
Radiometer ABL 90
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Ionised Calcium replaces ultrafiltrable calcium which is no longer offered.
Please note change to reference range from 26/10/05. This can be referenced to the CHLabs electoral roll study 2005 - data on file at CHLabs.
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