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Continuous Renal Replacement Therapies (CRRT)

A lab is validating ionized calcium for CRRT treatment for the purpose of monitoring the efficacy of citrate in the circuit dose. Would this be considered off-label? One respondent says, if the specimen is blood mixed with citrate from the circuit, it would not be considered an LDT but simply another sample source, such as arterial vs. venous. Therefore, the lab can add a disclaimer explaining the source and how the iCa levels are not representative of systemic levels but are from a CRRT circuit.

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