Osmolality (Serum)


Test Information

Test Name

Osmolality (Serum)

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLBOP; PLR


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

OSMS

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Tauranga

Process inhouse Biochemistry

- Whakatane

Process in PLBOP Biochemistry

- Rotorua

Hospital request inhouse Biochemistry; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Hospital request in PLBOP Biochemistry; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Alternative Specimen

Heparin


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Contact Information

john.woodford@pathlab.co.nz

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