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Test ID: NACCL    
Sodium, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

81692

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Sodium assays are important in assessing acid-base balance, water balance, water intoxication, and dehydration.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Potentiometric, Indirect Ion-Selective Electrode

Also available as part of an Electrolyte Panel.

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Sodium, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

K and Na (Potassium and Sodium) Plasma or Serum (ORDER 8468)
K+ and Na+ (ORDER 8468)
Na+ and K+ (ORDER 8468)