Lithium Level

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum from a red top (no additive) tube

"Do NOT use PST to collect sample. Separate cells with max limit of 2hrs from the time of collection.
Testing Frequency: As Ordered"

Transport Container

Transport Temperature

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 24hrs Room Temp; 7 days Refrigerated

Colorimetric(dye-Methylthymol Blue)

Reference Range
"M Up to 150 Years 0.6 - 1.2 mmol/L
F Up to 150 Years 0.6 - 1.2 mmol/L"

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.