Calcium, serum or plasma

Calcium, serum or plasma is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Test/Range/Collection

Calcium, serum or plasma (Ca2+)

8.5–10.5 mg/dL

[2.1–2.6 mmol/L]

Panic: <6.5 or >13.5 mg/dL

SST, PPT (light green)

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Prolonged venous stasis during collection causes false increase in serum calcium.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Calcium, serum or plasma ID - 619090 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619090/all/Calcium__serum_or_plasma PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Emergency Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -