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Test Name:Ammonia
Test Number:27
Collect:1.0 mL Li Heparin plasma - PST (Lt Green)
Alternate Collect:1.0 mL Na Heparin plasma - Dk green
1.0 mL EDTA plasma - Lavender
Container:AHL - False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube
Processing:Time sensitive
Spin, separate and freeze within 30 minutes of collection.
Transport/Stability:Frozen - 5 days
Alternate Names:AMM
NH3
NH3
Performing Lab:AHL - Chemistry; C
Days Set Up:Mo - Su
Expected TAT:1 day
Ref. Ranges:Adult: 11 - 35 ┬Ámol/L
Collection/
Processing Details:
Place on ice after collection.
Spin and separate within 30 minutes of collection. If separation is delayed, the results may be falsely elevated.

Cannot be added on to a previous specimen
Method:Enzymatic
CPT Codes:82140
Date Created:11/30/2001
Revised Date:09/12/2017