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STAT List

Purpose

To list those procedures which may be done on a STAT basis. The STAT list has been formulated with regard to those procedures frequently needed for urgent care and treatment of patients.

Policy

All STAT procedures must be requested by the physician and indicated in the physician's request. The following is the list of procedures that may be ordered STAT when specified by a physician.

If a physician requests that a procedure which is not on the STAT list be performed STAT, the request should immediately be referred to the appropriate supervisor, charge technologist, or pathologist.

STAT List

Chemistry

Albumin
Alkaline Phosphatas
ALT
Ammonia
Amylase
AST
Bilirubin, Neonatal
Bilirubin, Total & Direct
BNP
BUN
Calcium, Ionized
Calcium, Total
Chloride
CK
CK-MB
CO2
Creatinine
CRP
CSF Glucose
CSF Protein
Glucose
HCG, Quant & Qual
LD
Magnesium
Osmolality, Serum & Urine
Phosphorus
Potassium
Sodium, Serum & Urine
Troponin-I

Blood Gases

Carboxyhemoglobin
Co-oximetry
Lactate
Oxygen Saturation

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Abused Substances

Acetaminophen
Digoxin
Drugs of Abuse (urine)
Ethanol, Blood
Gentamicin
Lithium
Phenobarbital
Phenytoin (Dilantin)
Salicylate
Theophyline
Tobramycin
Valproic Acid
Vancomycin

Hematology

CSF Cell  Count
Differential
Hematocrit
Hematology Panels
Hemoglobin
Platelet Count
WBC

Blood Bank

Kleihauer-Betke (Trauma only)
Type & Screen
Transfusion Rx Workup

Miscellaneous

Infectious Mono
Pregnancy Test
Rapid HIV (Exposure source only)
Rapid Strep Tests
Urinalysis

Coagulation

Fibrinogen
INR (PT)
PTT
D-Dimer

Microbiology

Gram Stain
RSV antigen
Influenza antigen
All Cultures planted ASAP