Effective July 6, 2011, the laboratory at WMH will be changing the reporting units, reference range and panic values for the ICA (Ionized Calcium) method.
A summary of the changes is provided below:
Reporting Units: mg/dL
Reference Range: 4.5-5.3
Panic Values: Less than/equal to 2.5
Panic Values: Greater than/equal to 7.0
Reference Range: 1.1-1.3
Panic Values: Less than/equal to 0.7
Panic Values: Greater than/equal to 1.7
These changes are being made in order to align with manufacturer and regulatory recommendations.
For questions please contact Angela K. Armato, MT, MBA at 763-5780. Thank you.