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26042 Follow-up Chemistry Panel

Follow-up Chemistry Panel
Test Code: VFPC
Synonyms/Keywords

Chemistry Follow up Panel

Test Components

VBUN – Blood Urea Nitrogen

VCREAT – Creatinine, Serum

VALT – Alanine Amino Trasferase

VT4 - Thyroxine

Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen TypePreferred Container/TubeAcceptable Container/TubeSpecimen VolumeSpecimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Serum​​Red Top Tube (RTT)

​Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)

​1.0 mL​.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions

​Serum/Plasma must be separated from clot within 1 hour of collection.
Label tubes and smears with animal’s name.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
​Serum​Refrigerated​5 days
​Seurm​Frozen​6 months
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing LocationDay(s) Test PerformedAnalytical TimeMethodology/Instrumentation
Cleveland​Monday through Saturday​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
​Marshfield​Monday through Saturday​​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
​Milwaukee​Monday through Saturday​​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
​Minneapolis​Monday through Saturday​​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
Marshfield Center Laboratory Section
Test Information

​Optimally, refrigerated serum should be analyzed within 3-5 days of collection for most chemistry assays.

Reference Intervals
Performing LocationReference Intervals
Interpretation
Synonyms/Keywords

Chemistry Follow up Panel

Test Components

VBUN – Blood Urea Nitrogen

VCREAT – Creatinine, Serum

VALT – Alanine Amino Trasferase

VT4 - Thyroxine

Species
Alpaca, Avian, Bovine, Camelid, Canine, Caprine, Equine, Feline, Ferret, Mouse, Other, Ovine, Porcine, Primate, Rabbit, Rat
Test Category
Specimen Requirements
Specimen TypePreferred Container/TubeAcceptable Container/TubeSpecimen VolumeSpecimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Serum​​Red Top Tube (RTT)

​Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Lithium-heparin Green Top Tube (GTT)

​1.0 mL​.5 mL
Collection Processing Instructions

​Serum/Plasma must be separated from clot within 1 hour of collection.
Label tubes and smears with animal’s name.

Specimen Stability Information
Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
​Serum​Refrigerated​5 days
​Seurm​Frozen​6 months
Test Information

​Optimally, refrigerated serum should be analyzed within 3-5 days of collection for most chemistry assays.

Reference Intervals
Performing LocationReference Intervals
Interpretation
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing LocationDay(s) Test PerformedAnalytical TimeMethodology/Instrumentation
Cleveland​Monday through Saturday​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
​Marshfield​Monday through Saturday​​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
​Milwaukee​Monday through Saturday​​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
​Minneapolis​Monday through Saturday​​Less than 2 hours​Olympus AU
Laboratory Section
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.