Laboratory Services

Lithium

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
Lithium
Synonym(s)
Eskalith®
Lithobid®
Test ID
LI
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Na-heparin, K2‑EDTA
Specimen Requirements
Aliquot Tube
Red Top
Stability
1 day at 20‑25 °C
7 days at 2‑8 °C
6 months at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C)
Unacceptable Specimen Conditions
Li-heparin
Methodology
Colorimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
80178
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
0.6-1.2 mmol/L
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
14334-7