Lithium Level

Test Code
LITH

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

Instructions
"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
RED

Transport Temperature
Refrigerate

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

Methodology
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.